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Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury

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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

    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