Head Injury

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Paul Richard Cooper, John Golfinos
McGraw-Hill, Health Professions Division, 2000 - Medical - 598 pages
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The one and only book available that emphasizes the practical care of the head-injured patient. A superior reference for neurosurgeons--and a must-have for trauma and emergency physicians. New to this edition: chapters on prevention and management of seizures, anesthetic considerations, nutrition and more.

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Epidemiology of Brain Injury
Emergency Care and Initial Evaluation
Management of the Multiply Injured

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About the author (2000)

Paul Cooper was involved in pump hydraulics and cavitation research and development for the Ingersoll-Dresser Pump Company for 22 years, having directed the company's R&D for the 14 years prior to retiring in 1999. This was preceded by 18 years as a hydraulic designer of centrifugal pumps and inducers for TRW Inc. He received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in Mechanical Engineering, respectively, from Drexel University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Ph.D. in Engineering from Case Western Reserve University. He received ASME's Fluid Machinery Design Award (1991), the Henry R. Worthington Medal (1993) and is a Fellow of the ASME. He is the author of many technical papers and holds several patents on pumps.

Golfinos is Assistant Professor of Clinical Neurosurgery at the New York University Medical Center, New York.

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