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Title Brain neurotrauma : molecular, neuropsychological, and rehabilitation aspects / Firas H. Kobeissy
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press LLC, 2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series Frontiers in Neuroengineering Series
Frontiers in neuroengineering.
Contents Section 1. Neuromechanisms in brain injury -- section 2. Management in CNS trauma -- section 3. Modeling brain injury -- section 4. Imaging and biomarkers -- section 5. Neurocognitive and neurobehavioral topics in brain injury -- section 6. Neurorehabilitation and neuroprotection -- section 7. Mild brain injury and sport concussion -- section 8. Substance abuse and comorbid conditions
Summary Every year, an estimated 1.7 million Americans sustain brain injury. Long-term disabilities impact nearly half of moderate brain injury survivors and nearly 50,000 of these cases result in death. Over the last decade, the field of neurotrauma has witnessed significant advances, especially at the molecular, cellular, and behavioral levels. This progress is largely due to the introduction of novel techniques, as well as the development of new animal models of central nervous system (CNS) injury. Brain Neurotrauma: Molecular, Neuropsychological, and Rehabilitation Aspects provides a comprehensive
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Nervous system -- Wounds and injuries -- Physiology -- Congresses
Nervous system -- Wounds and injuries -- Treatment -- Congresses
Brain Injuries -- therapy.
Brain Injuries.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Kobeissy, Firas H., editor.
ISBN 1466565993