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Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury

SKU# 9781620700938

Assessment and Management


  • Felise Zollman MD, FAAN, FAAMA
2nd Edition
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"The Manual provides an excellent road map to the many topics relevant in the diagnosis, treatment, and long-term management of individuals with TBI. As such, the book can serve either as a fine introduction for the uninitiated or as a valued reference for seasoned clinicians. I highly recommend [it]‚" --Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation

"This is a stellar quality book that will be beneficial for every member of the multidisciplinary team that is required to treat patients with TBI. It offers a concise but broad and informative view of the disorder, and can serve as an easy-to-read and access primary text. 4 Stars! -- Doody's Reviews

Now completely revised and updated, Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury: Assessment and Management, Second Edition is a comprehensive evidence-based guide to brain injury diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, delivered in a succinct format designed for targeted access to essential content.

This concise text, featuring internationally known contributors drawn from leading TBI programs, is organized into five sections. Part I discusses fundamental concepts needed to provide a context for clinical decision-making. Part II covers mild TBI, from natural history to sportrelated concussion, postconcussion syndrome, and more. Part III focuses on moderate to severe TBI and contains chapters on prehospital, emergency and ICU care, rehabilitation, community reintegration, management of associated impairments, and postinjury outcomes. Part IV covers the complications and long-term sequelae that may arise in patients with TBI, including spasticity, movement disorders, posttraumatic seizures, hydrocephalus, behavioral and sleep disturbances, and chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE). Part V focuses on special considerations and resources, including issues specific to selected populations or injury environments (military, pediatric, workers' compensation and older patients), as well as return to work and medicolegal issues in TBI.

Comprehensively updated to reflect the current state of the art in this rapidly evolving field, this book is a must-have for neurologists, physiatrists, primary care physicians, mental health professionals, social workers, and other health care providers who treat TBI patients.

New to the Second Edition:

  • Key Points section in each chapter crystallizes important clinical pearls
  • New chapters cover anoxia complicating TBI, screening for emotional distress in TBI patients, management of chronic behavioral disturbances, andassistive technology
  • Every chapter has been updated to reflect current evidence-based practice

Product Details 

  • Publication Date May 06, 2016
  • Page Count 608
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9781620700938
  • EISBN 9781617052699

Table of Contents 




Part I: Core Concepts

1. Traumatic Brain Injury: Definitions and Nomenclature

Kristine O’Phelan

2. Essential Concepts in TBI Biomechanics and Neuropathology

Michelle C. LaPlaca

3. Characterization of Traumatic Brain Injury Severity

Lisa A. Lombard

4. Epidemiology of Traumatic Brain Injury

Marie Crandall

5. Injury Prevention

Arlene I. Greenspan, Matthew Breiding, and Joanne Klevens

Part II: Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

6. Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Definitions, Distinctions, and Diagnostic Criteria

Noah D. Silverberg, Rael T. Lange, and Grant L. Iverson

7. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Initial Medical Evaluation and Management

Micelle J. Haydel

8. The Natural History of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Grant L. Iverson, Noah D. Silverberg, and Rael T. Lange

9. Sport-Related Concussion I: Injury Prevention and Initial Assessment

Philip H. Montenigro, Daniella C. Sisniega, and Robert C. Cantu

10. Sport-Related Concussion II: Managing the Injured Athlete and Return-to-Play Decision Making

Mary Alexis Iaccarino and Ross Zafonte

11. Second Impact Syndrome

Gary Goldberg and William A. Robbins

12. Structural and Functional Brain Imaging in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Jeffrey David Lewine

13. Selected Somatic Disorders Associated With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Fatigue, Dizziness and Balance Impairment, and Whiplash Injury

Michael Henrie and Elie P. Elovic

14. Cognition in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Neuropsychological Assessment

Theodore Tsaousides, Kristen Dams-O'Connor, and Wayne A. Gordon

15. Postconcussion Syndrome: Diagnostic Characteristics and Clinical Manifestations

Erica Bellamkonda, Blessen C. Eapen, and Felise S. Zollman

16. Postconcussion Syndrome: Symptom Management

William C. Walker and Richard D. Kunz

17. Confounding Factors in Postconcussive Disorders

Nathan D. Zasler

18. Recognizing Manifestations of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury

Eric B. Larson

Part III: Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

19. Field Management: Prehospital Care

Joshua B. Gaither

20. Emergency Department Management and Initial Trauma Care Considerations

Stephen V. Cantrill

21. Imaging in Moderate to Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

David N. Alexander

22. Neurosurgical Management of Skull Fractures and Intracranial Hemorrhage

Joshua M. Rosenow

23. The Neurointensive Care Unit: Intracranial Pressure and Cerebral Oxygenation

Brandon A. Francis and Matthew B. Maas

24. Anoxia Complicating TBI

Caroline Sizer and Gary Goldberg

25. The Role of Neuroprotective Interventions in Traumatic Brain Injury

David M. Panczykowski and David O. Okonkwo

26. Nutritional Considerations

Aaron M. Cook and Barbara Magnuson Woodward

27. Initial Rehabilitation Interventions in the Acute Hospital Setting and Transitioning to the Next Level of Care

Brian D. Greenwald and Christine Greiss

28. Disorders of Consciousness

Brian D. Greenwald and Phalgun Nori

29. The Role of Specialized Brain Injury Units in the Rehabilitation Process

Billie Schultz and Allen W. Brown

30. Rehabilitation Nursing

Ann S. Bines

31. Physical Therapy: Mobility, Transfers, and Ambulation; Vestibular Rehabilitation

Catherine Burress Kestner

32. Occupational Therapy: Activities of Daily Living, Driving, and Community Reintegration

Jennifer Fleming and Deirdre R. Dawson

33. Speech Therapy: Dysphagia and Cognitive Communication Impairments

Julie Fuith-Costa

34. Neuro-Visual Processing Rehabilitation for Visual Dysfunction

William V. Padula and Jonathan Jenness

35. Cognitive Impairment: Characterization and Management

Eric B. Larson

36. Behavioral Impairment: Recognition and Management

Jennifer Bogner and Tracy Shannon

37. Rational Neuropharmacology in Traumatic Brain Injury

Durga Roy and Vani Rao

38. Pain Management in Persons With Traumatic Brain Injury

Nathan D. Zasler

39. Assistive Technology in Traumatic Brain Injury

Kurt L. Johnson and Mark Harniss

40. Practical Guidelines for Prognostication After Traumatic Brain Injury

Sunil Kothari and Craig DiTommaso

41. Sexuality After Traumatic Brain Injury

Angelle M. Sander

42. Assessment of Decision-Making Capacity

Eric S. Swirsky

43. Community Integration

James F. Malec

Part IV: Complications and Long-Term Sequelae

44. Cranial Nerve Palsies

Flora Hammond and Todd Masel

45. Hydrocephalus

David F. Long

46. Posttraumatic Seizures

Kan Ding and Ramon Diaz-Arrastia

47. Heterotopic Ossification

Nora Cullen, Christina Taggart, and Cassandra Cowie

48. The Management of Endocrine Dysfunction in Traumatic Brain Injury

Lucy-Ann Behan and Amar Agha

49. Autonomic Dysfunction

Cherina Cyborski

50. Movement Disorders

Sangeeta Patel Driver and Cindy Zadikoff

51. Spasticity in Traumatic Brain Injury

Mary Alexis Iaccarino, Saurabha Bhatnagar, and Ross Zafonte

52. Screening for Emotional Distress After Traumatic Brain Injury

Angelle M. Sander

53. Chronic Neuropsychiatric Sequelae I: Mood Disorders

Hazem Shahin and Ricardo E. Jorge

54. Sleep Disturbances

Felise S. Zollman and Eric B. Larson

55. Chronic Neuropsychiatric Sequelae II: Behavioral Disturbances

Theodore Tsaousides and Jason Krellman

56. Cumulative Effects of Repeated Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Philip H. Montenigro, Daniella C. Sisniega, and Robert C. Cantu

57. Posttraumatic Headache

Thomas K. Watanabe

58. Neurovascular Complications After Nonpenetrating Brain Injury

Sunil Kothari, Michael M. Green, and Ana Durand-Sanchez

Part V: Special Considerations and Traumatic Brain Injury Resources

59. Pediatric Considerations in Traumatic Brain Injury Care

Christopher Giza, Daniel Shrey, and Sharief Taraman

60. Special Considerations in Caring for the Workers' Compensation Patient

Felise S. Zollman

61. Developing a Life Care Plan

Debra E. Berens and Roger O. Weed

62. Traumatic Brain Injury in a Forensic Context

Jerry J. Sweet and Laura M. Benson

63. Alcohol Misuse and Traumatic Brain Injury

John D. Corrigan

64. Ethical Considerations

Teresa A. Savage

65. Special Considerations for Military Personnel: Unique Aspects of Blast Injury

Michael S. Jaffee

66. Treatment and Rehabilitation Services for Mild to Moderate Traumatic Brain Injury in the Military

Deep S. Garg, Jason Georgekutty, and Amy O. Bowles

67. Management of Traumatic Brain Injury in the Older Adult

Blessen C. Eapen, Carlos A. Jaramillo, and David X. Cifu

68. Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Traumatic Brain Injury

Felise S. Zollman

69. Return to Work Following Traumatic Brain Injury

Theodore Tsaousides

70. Resources for Traumatic Brain Injury Survivors and Caregivers

Lisa Rosen and Elizabeth Wojciechowski

71. Living With Traumatic Brain Injury: From a Survivor's Perspective

Jennifer Field