Traumatic Brain Injury, Part II

Traumatic Brain Injury, Part II

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The Handbook of Clinical Neurology volumes on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) provide the reader with an updated review of emerging approaches to TBI research, clinical management and patient rehabilitation. Chapters in Part II offer coverage of clinical sequelae and long-term outcome, brain plasticity and long-term risks, and clinical trials. Contemporary investigations on blast injury and chronic traumatic encephalopathy are presented, making this state-of-the-art volume a must have for clinicians and researchers concerned with the clinical management, or investigation, of TBI. Internationally renowned scientists describe cutting edge research on the neurobiological response to traumatic brain injury, including complications to movement, mood, cognition and more Explores cellular/molecular and genetic factors contributing to plasticity Presents up-to-date expert recommendation for clinical trials and issues related to effective rehabilitation New findings are included on the long-term effects of traumatic brain injury that may impact aging and lead to dementiaBigler ED, Abildskov TJ, Wilde EA et al. (2010a). Diffuse damage in pediatric traumatic brain ... Age, education, and changes in the Mini-Mental State Exam scores of older women: findings from the Nun Study. JAm Geriatr Soc 44: 675a€“ 681.

Title:Traumatic Brain Injury, Part II
Author:Jordan Grafman, Andres M. Salazar
Publisher:Elsevier - 2015-02-19


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