100 questions & answers about head and brain injuries /
Rahul Jandial.
Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2009.
9780763755720 (alk. paper)
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Sudbury, Mass. : Jones and Bartlett Publishers, c2009.
9780763755720 (alk. paper)
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The healthy brain and skull -- Head trauma -- Head trauma in children versus adults -- Types of head trauma -- Coma -- Treating head trauma -- The head-injured patient in the hospital -- Persistent vegitative state -- Post-concussive syndrome -- Long-term consequences of head injury -- Rehabilitation after head trauma and brain injury.
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Includes bibliographical references.
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About the Author
Author Affiliation
Rahul Jandial, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division of Neurological Surgery, City of Hope Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA Charles B. Newman, MD, Resident Neurosurgeon, University of California, San Diego, Division of Neurological Surgery Samuel A. Hughes, MD, PhD, Resident Neurosurgeon, Oregon Health Science University, Department of Neurological Surgery
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Authorative, practical answers to 100 of the most common questions asked by individuals regarding head and brain injuries. The question and answer format mimics an actual physician consultation and provides information from the perspectives of both doctor and patient.
Main Description
100 Questions and Answers About Head & Brain Injuries answers the most common questions asked by patients who have suffered a head or brain injury and their families/caregivers.
Main Description
EMPOWER YOURSELF! Whether you're a patient or loved one of someone suffering from a head or brain injury, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Head and Brain Injuries offers practical and thorough medical information from which patients can gain insight into their injury and understand the variety of treatment options that exist. Written by an expert neurosurgeon, with commentary from actual patients, this is an invaluable resource for anyone struggling with the medical, physical, and emotional turmoil of a head or brain injury.
Table of Contents
Prefacep. ix
The Healthy Brain and Skullp. 1
Questions 1-8
Head Traumap. 13
Questions 9-22
Head Trauma in Children Versus Adultsp. 29
Questions 23-26
Types of Head Traumap. 33
Questions 27-36
Comap. 45
Questions 37-44
Treating Head Traumap. 53
Questions 45-54
The Head-Injured Patient in the Hospitalp. 65
Questions 55-63
Persistent Vegetative Statesp. 73
Questions 64-73
Post-Concussive Syndromep. 81
Questions 74-82
Long-Term Consequences of Head Injuryp. 87
Questions 83-90
Rehabilitation after Head Trauma and Brain Injuryp. 95
Questions 91-100
Appendixp. 103
Glossaryp. 105
Indexp. 111
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