Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation : Children and Adolescents
Dr. Ylvisaker, a well-respected leader in the study and practice of rehabilitation, has completely rewritten this second edition of his best-selling "Head Injury Rehabilitation: Children and Adolescents". Drawing upon the extensive, multidisciplinary experiences of expert contributors, Dr. Ylvisaker has produced this outstanding, comprehensive framework for the rehabilitation of children and adolescents with brain injury acquired after birth. Focusing on both intermediate and long-term issues, this successful and comprehensive work is supported by current theory, current research, and vast clinical experience.
- Hardback | 480 pages
- 157.5 x 251.5 x 38.1mm | 1,202.03g
- 15 Jan 1998
- Elsevier Health Sciences
- Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- 3rd Revised edition
Table of contents
Traumatic Brain Injury in Children and Adolescents: Introduction; Neuropsychological Sequelae Following Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury: Advances During the Past Decade; Rehabilitative Medical Management; Nursing Management; Pharmacologic Intervention in Children and Adolescents with TBI; Intervention for Motor Disorders; Therapy for Feeding and Swallowing Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury; Assistive Technologies for Children and Adolescents with Traumatic Brain Injury; A Framework for Cognitive Rehabilitation; Comprehensive Cognitive Assessment; Cognitive Rehabilitation: Organization, Memory, and Language; Cognitive Rehabilitation: Executive Functions; A Social-Environmental Approach to Communication and Behavior; Rehabilitation After Traumatic Brain Injury in Preschoolers; From Poster Child to Denial: Growing Past the Injury; Families with Childhood Traumatic Brain Injury: New Roads to a Timeless Destination; School Reentry After Traumatic Brain Injury; Educational Intervention After Traumatic Brain Injury; Career Development in School-to-Work Transition: Adolescents with Traumatic Brain Injury; Everyday People as Supports: Developing Competence through Collaboration; Index
There are a number of good chapters for SLPs in the book. some chapters are not necessary because they are covered in other courses. Needs more neurologic/etiology coverage and acctel sensory intervention.