This practical reference, edited by Drs. Blessen C. Eapen and David X. Cifu, covers the full spectrum of assessment, management, and rehabilitation after concussion. It includes best practices and considerations for numerous patient populations and their unique needs in an easy-to-read, concise format. Geared toward physiatrists, neurologists, primary care physicians, and rehabilitation professionals, this book provides the key information you need to guide your treatment plans and help patients recover after concussion.
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1 Acute Management of Concussion and Diagnostic Criteria 2 Neuropsychological Assessment 3 Neuroimaging in Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation 4 Postconcussive Syndrome (PCS) 5 Assessment and Management of Psychiatric Symptoms Among Adults With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury 6 Postconcussive Headache 7 Assessment and Treatment of Sleep in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury 8 Management and Rehabilitation of Cognitive Dysfunction 9 Neurosensory Deficits Associated with Concussion (Auditory, Vestibular, and Visual Dysfunction) 10 Rehabilitation and Management of Fatigue 11 Management of Adult Sports Concussion 12 Assessment, Management, and Rehabilitation of Pediatric Concussions 13 Assessment and Treatment of Concussion in Service Members and Veterans 14 Gender and Sex Considerations in Traumatic Brain Injury 15 A Look Ahead: Cutting Edge Research in the Diagnosis, Assessment, Rehabilitation Management, and Prevention of Concussion and Its Sequelae
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Blessen C. Eapen is the section chief for the Polytrauma Rehabilitation Center (PRC), Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Clinical Fellowship program director, associate professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and principal investigator of the Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. Dr. Eapen has received many professional awards and honors and has authored numerous peer-reviewed publications and books.
Cifu, David X. Professor and Chairman, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia; National Director for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services, Office of Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, District of Columbia.
David Xavier Cifu is an American physiatrist, researcher, and medical educator. He is the Associate Dean for Innovation and System Integration in the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, the chairman and Herman J. Flax M.D. Professor of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University, staff physiatrist at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center, founding director of the VCU-Center for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering and senior TBI specialist in the Department of Veterans Affairs' Veterans Health Administration.