100 Questions & Answers About Head and Brain Injuries

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, Oct 6, 2009 - Health & Fitness - 118 pages
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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.
 

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This is a great book to know about the healthy brain and skull.

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Contents

The Healthy Brain and Skull
1
Head Trauma
13
Head Trauma in Children versus Adults
29
Types of Head Trauma
33
Coma
45
Treating Head Trauma
53
The HeadInjured Patient in the Hospital
65
Persistent Vegetative States
73
PostConcussive Syndrome
81
LongTerm Consequences of Head Injury
87
Rehabilitation after Head Trauma and Brain Injury
95
Appendix
103
Glossary
105
Index
111
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Rahul Jandial, MD, is a lecturer and attending neurologist in the Division of Neurosurgery UCSD Medical Center and at The Center for Neurosciences and Aging The Burnham Institute for Medical Research in San Diego, CA.

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