Health Reference Series: Traumatic Brain Injury Sourcebook

Editor: Hayes, Kevin
Publication Year: 2020
Publisher: Omnigraphics, Inc.

Single-User Purchase Price: $95.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $142.50
ISBN: 978-1-78785-797-1
Category: Health & Medicine - Medicine
Image Count: 14
Book Status: Available
Table of Contents

Traumatic Brain Injury Sourcebook begins with basic information about the brain, explains what a head injury is, provides information and facts about traumatic brain injury (TBI), and offers information on the diagnosis and treatment of and surgical options for a TBI. It discusses various conditions associated with TBI, rehabilitation techniques, and caring for those affected with TBI. The book concludes with a glossary of terms related to TBI and resources for additional help and information.

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Part 1. Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 1—Brain Basics: Know Your Brain
  • Chapter 2—Overview of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 3—Concussion and Brain Injury
  • Chapter 4—Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 5—High-Risk Groups for Brain Injury
  • Chapter 6—TBI: Facts and Statistics
  • Part 2. Diagnosis and Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 7—Traumatic Brain Injury: Seek Immediate Medical Attention
  • Chapter 8—Diagnosis of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 9—Treatment of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 10—Surgical Options for Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 11—Emergency Treatment Guidelines Improve Survival of People with Severe Head Injury
  • Part 3. Conditions Associated with Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 12—Alzheimer Disease, Dementia, and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 13—Depression and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 14—Hypertension and Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 15—Parkinson Disease and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 16—Polytrauma and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 17—PTSD and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 18—Vision Loss and Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 19—Epilepsy Following Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Part 4. Disability from Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 20—Understanding Disability
  • Chapter 21—What Disabilities Can Result from a Traumatic Brain Injury?
  • Chapter 22—Victimization of People with Traumatic Brain Injury or Other Disabilities
  • Chapter 23—Support Services for People with Disabilities
  • Part 5. Reducing the Risk of Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 24—Preventing Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 25—Preventing Falls in Elderly
  • Chapter 26—Stay Safe on Roads
  • Chapter 27—Workplace Safety
  • Chapter 28—Playground Safety
  • Chapter 29—Sports Safety
  • Chapter 30—Helmet Safety
  • Part 6. Living with Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 31—Rehabilitation and Life after Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 32—Traumatic Brain Injuries and Further Injuries
  • Chapter 33—Managing Specific Traumatic Brain Injury Symptoms
  • Chapter 34—Traumatic Brain Injuries and the Role of Parents
  • Chapter 35—Supporting Brain Development in Traumatized Children and Youth
  • Chapter 36—Help Your Child Be Successful at School after a TBI
  • Chapter 37—Caring for a Person with Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 38—Returning to Sports and Activities after a Concussion
  • Chapter 39—Factors Influencing Outcomes of Recovery
  • Chapter 40—Support Services for People with Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Part 7. Clinical Trials and Research Studies on Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Chapter 41—Understanding Clinical Trials
  • Chapter 42—Research Studies on Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Part 8. Additional Help and Information
  • Chapter 43—Glossary of Terms Related to TBI
  • Chapter 44—Directory of TBI Organizations and Resources