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Title Understanding traumatic brain injury : current research and future directions / edited by Harvey S. Levin, David H.K. Shum and Raymond C.K. Chan
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2014]
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Contents Recent advances in traumatic brain injury research : introduction / Harvey S. Levin, David H. K. Shum & Raymond C. K. Chan -- Traumatic brain injury : some history and epidemiology / David L. McArthur -- Traumatic brain injury disease : long term consequences of traumatic brain injury / Brent E. Masel & Douglas S. DeWitt -- Attentional problems after traumatic brain injury / Jia Huang, David H. K. Shum, Raymon C. K. Chan & Allana L. Canty -- Memory impairments after traumatic brain injury / Allana L. Canty, David H. K. Shum, Harvey S. Levin & Raymond C. K. Chan -- Executive function impairments after traumatic brain injury / Ya Wang, Raymond C. K. Chan & David H. K. Shum -- High-level language in traumatic brain injury : promising metrics to advance brain repair / Sandra B. Chapman and Lori G. Cook -- Disorders of emotion and social cognition following traumatic brain injury / Skye Mcdonald, Jacqueline Rushby, Michelle Kelly & Arielle de Sousa -- Measuring outcomes using the international classification of functioning and health (ICF) / Robyn L. Tate -- Short and long-term outcomes in survivors of traumatic brain injury / Jennie Ponsford -- Cognitive rehabilitation following traumatic brain injury / Tom Manly, Jonathan J. Evans, Jessica E. Fish, Fergus Gracey & Andrew Bateman -- Community adjustment and re-engagement / Tamara Ownsworth & Jennifer Fleming -- The neurobiological basis of pharmacological approaches for patients with traumatic brain injury / Rashed Harun & Amy K. Wagner -- Advanced neuroimaging in traumatic brain injury / Elisabeth A. Wilde, Kareem W. Ayoub, Erin D. Bigler, Jill V. Hunter & Harvey S. Levin -- Children and adolescents / Vicki Anderson & Keith Owen Bethan Plowright -- Mild traumatic brain injury / Sarah A. Raskin, David W. Lovejoy, Michael C. Stevens, Marta Zamroziewicz & Howard J. Oakes -- Blast related traumatic brian injury : pathophysiology, comorbidities and neurobehavioural outcomes / Ralph G De Palma, Clifford J Buckley, James M. Ecklund, Gerald M. Cross & William Gunnar -- Future challenges / Harvey S. Levin, David H. K. Shum & Raymond C. K. Chan
Summary This timely book reports recent progress in research on traumatic brain injury (TBI) by leading investigators encompassing translational and clinical studies. The text covers epidemiology, pathophysiology, brain imaging, cognition, behavioral sequelae, and clinical trials of innovative treatments, including new approaches to rehabilitation. The range of TBI mechanisms represented in this cutting-edge book includes closed head trauma and blast-related injury, and the spectrum of TBI severity. Chapters offer a developmental perspective, including the effects of TBI on cognitive development in ch
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Brain Injuries.
Brain -- Wounds and injuries.
Form Electronic book
Author Chan, Raymond C. K., editor
Levin, Harvey S., editor
Shum, David, editor
ISBN 0199389489 (electronic bk.)
1306372828 (ebk)
9780199389483 (electronic bk.)
9781306372824 (ebk)