Brain Injury Awareness Month
March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Throughout the month, to help spread awareness about the impact and treatment of traumatic brain injuries, we'll be sharing selected excerpts from our sister site Demos Medical's title Brain Injury Medicine, Second Edition.
Week One: Traumatic Brain Injury: The Facts, In a Nutshell
Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an important public health problem in the United States that affects people regardless of age, sex, or race/ ethnicity. Get more of the facts on traumatic brain injuries in this week's blog post.
Week Two: Traumatic Brain Injury: An Overview of Care
Systems of care for patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) should account for the particular characteristics of this disorder. Learn the factors that healthcare professionals should take into consideration in order to provide quality healthcare for their patients with TBI in this week's blog post.
Brain Injury Medicine is a clear and comprehensive guide to all aspects of the management of traumatic brain injury-from early diagnosis and evaluation through the post-acute period and rehabilitation. An essential reference for physicians and other health care professionals written by over 190 acknowledged leaders, the text covers the full spectrum of the practice of brain injury medicine including principles of neural recovery, neuroimaging and neurodiagnostic testing, prognosis and outcome, acute care, rehabilitation, treatment of specific populations, neurologic and other medical problems following injury, cognitive and behavioral problems, post-trauma pain disorders, pharmacologic and alternative treatments, and community reentry and productivity.
August 2012 | 1512 pgs. | Hardcover | 9781936287277