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TitleHandbook of Head Trauma [electronic resource] : Acute Care to Recovery / edited by Charles J. Long, Leslie K. Ross
ImprintBoston, MA : Springer US : Imprint: Springer, 1992
Connect tohttp://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-0706-6
Descript XXIV, 442 p. online resource

SUMMARY

Providing a thorough collection of information regarding clinical aspects of head injury from acute care to recovery, this treatise interrelates a variety of neural specialties and broadens the rehabilitation process to include the family


CONTENT

I. Background Issues of Head Injury -- 1 Management and Evaluation of Head Trauma -- 2 Initial Management of Head Trauma -- II. Neuropsychological Assessment of Head-Injured Individuals -- 3 Use of History in Neuropsychological Assessments -- 4 Neuropsychological Assessment of Patients with Epilepsy -- 5 Neuropathology and Neuropsychology of Behavioral Disturbances following Traumatic Brain Injury -- 6 Using a Model of Cognitive Function to Plan Cognitive Treatment: An Axial Model of Brain Function -- 7 Cognitive Sequelae in Closed Head Injury -- III. Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation -- 8 Acute Rehabilitation of the Head-Injured Individual: Toward a Neuropsychological Paradigm of Treatment -- 9 The Use of Pharmacology in the Treatment of Head-Injured Patients -- 10 Cognitive Rehabilitation after Head Trauma: Toward an Integrated Cognitive/Behavioral Perspective on Intervention -- 11 Memory Rehabilitation -- 12 The Efficacy of Attention-Remediation Programs for Traumatically Brain-Injured Survivors -- 13 The Executive Board System: An Innovative Approach to Cognitive-Behavioral Rehabilitation in Patients with Traumatic Brain Injury -- 14 Computer-Assisted Cognitive Remediation of Attention Disorders following Mild Closed Head Injuries -- IV. Outcome Prediction following Head Injury -- 15 Recovery from Head Trauma: A Curvilinear Process? -- 16 Neuropsychological Assessment of Traumatic Brain Injury in the Intensive Care and Acute Care Environment -- 17 Traumatic Brain Injury: Outcome and Predictors of Outcome -- V. Individual Therapy and Family Issues in Rehabilitation -- 18 Group Psychotherapy with Brain-Damaged Adults and Their Families -- 19 Family Involvement in Cognitive Recovery following Traumatic Brain Injury -- 20 Closed Head Injury and Family Structure: Factors Contributing to Dysfunctional Dynamics -- VI. Vocational Evaluation and Job-Oriented Rehabilitation -- 21 Vocational Evaluation and Planning -- 22 Job-Oriented Rehabilitation -- 23 Neurological Impairment and Driving Ability -- 24 Forensic Issues in Head Trauma: Neuropsychological Perspectives of Social Security Disability and Workerโ{128}{153}s Compensation


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