Concussion: Assessment, Management and Rehabilitation

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This practical reference, edited by Drs. Blessen C. Eapen and David X. Cifu, covers the full spectrum of assessment, management, and rehabilitation after concussion. It includes best practices and considerations for numerous patient populations and their unique needs in an easy-to-read, concise format. Geared toward physiatrists, neurologists, primary care physicians, and rehabilitation professionals, this book provides the key information you need to guide your treatment plans and help patients recover after concussion.

  • Consolidates the most current information and guidance in this challenging and diverse area into one convenient resource.
  • Covers acute management of concussions, diagnostic criteria, neuroimaging, biomarkers, chronic traumatic encephalopathy and return-to-play, school, and duty protocols.
  • Discusses special populations, including pediatrics, sports, military, and veteran patients.
  • Covers post-concussive syndrome and its management of sequelae after concussion.
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ISBN-13: 9780323653848
ISBN-10: 0323653847
Pagini: 208
Dimensiuni: 191 x 235 mm
Greutate: 0.43 kg
Editura: Elsevier

Public țintă

Physiatrists, Neurologists and Primary Care Physicians, Rehabilitation Professionals (PT, OT, SLP)


1 Acute Management of Concussion and Diagnostic Criteria 2 Neuropsychological Assessment 3 Neuroimaging in Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation 4 Postconcussive Syndrome (PCS) 5 Assessment and Management of Psychiatric Symptoms Among Adults With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury 6 Postconcussive Headache 7 Assessment and Treatment of Sleep in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury 8 Management and Rehabilitation of Cognitive Dysfunction 9 Neurosensory Deficits Associated with Concussion (Auditory, Vestibular, and Visual Dysfunction) 10 Rehabilitation and Management of Fatigue 11 Management of Adult Sports Concussion 12 Assessment, Management, and Rehabilitation of Pediatric Concussions 13 Assessment and Treatment of Concussion in Service Members and Veterans 14 Gender and Sex Considerations in Traumatic Brain Injury 15 A Look Ahead: Cutting Edge Research in the Diagnosis, Assessment, Rehabilitation Management, and Prevention of Concussion and Its Sequelae

Notă biografică

Blessen Eapen is the Chief of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Department at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and is a Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Eapen is a physiatrist, researcher, and medical educator who has received numerous professional awards and honors and has authored many peer-reviewed publications, chapters and books in the field of rehabilitation medicine