Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury

Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury

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Rehabilitation For Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a state-of-the-science review of the effectiveness of rehabilitation interventions. Leading experts conduct evidence-based reviews of specific areas of brain injury rehabilitation summarizing what is known in each area, critiquing the methodological problems of studies in the area, and then outlining new directions for research. The book begins with a review of the history of rehabilitation for TBI from World War I until the present. The second section of the book examines the rehabilitation of specific cognitive impairments in awareness, memory, executive functioning, communication, and emotion and behavior. The third section investigates special topics in rehabilitation of persons with TBI including substance abuse, interventions for caregivers, and vocational rehabilitation. The fourth section of the book covers rehabilitation with specific populations: children, older adults, and persons from diverse cultures. The final section examines topics in medical rehabilitation including treatment of spasticity, minimally conscious patients, and the contribution of neuroimaging to more

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  • Hardback | 384 pages
  • 154.9 x 236.2 x 27.9mm | 657.72g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • numerous tables, 3 figures
  • 0195173554
  • 9780195173550
  • 1,657,865

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"The book is well written, has a unique style in presenting information and is a resource for practitioners and researchers in the field of traumatic brain injury."--Doody's"A solid review of TBI interventions and issues that will be of primary interest to TBI researchers."--JINSshow more

Table of contents

PART 1: OVERVIEW ; 1. History of Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury ; 2. Effectiveness of Programs of TBI Rehabilitation Programs ; PART 2: REHABILITATION OF SPECIFIC COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENTS ; 3. Rehabilitation of Impaired Awareness ; 4. External Aids for Management of Memory Impairment ; 5. Rehabilitation of Executive Function Impairments ; 6. Social Communication Interventions ; 7. The Treatment of Emotional and Motivational Disorders ; PART 3: FACTORS AFFECTING OUTCOME ; 8. Substance Abuse ; 9. Interventions for Caregivers ; 10. Vocational Rehabilitation ; PART 4: REHABILITATION WITH SPECIFIC POPULATIONS ; 11. Children with Cognitive, Behavioral, Communication, and Academic Disabilities ; 12. Older Adults ; 13. Multicultural Perspectives ; PART 5: MEDICAL TOPICS ; 14. Pharmacologic Management of Spastic Hypertonia ; 15. Rehabilitation of Patients with Disorders of Consciousness ; 16. Neuroimaging and Rehabilitationshow more

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