More Details about Translational Research In Traumatic Brin Injury

General Information  
Author(s)Gerald Grant and Daniel Laskowitz
PublisherTaylor & Francis
ISBN9781466584914
Pages412
BindingHardbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearSeptember 2015

Description

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) remains a significant source of death and permanent disability, contributing to nearly one-third of all injury related deaths in the United States and exacting a profound personal and economic toll. Despite the increased resources that have recently been brought to bear to improve our understanding of TBI, the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches has been disappointingly slow. Translational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury attempts to integrate expertise from across specialties to address knowledge gaps in the field of TBI. Its chapters cover a wide scope of TBI research in five broad areas: