By Jean Elbaum, Deborah Benson

Regardless of etiology, comparable to twist of fate, tumor, stroke or attack, got mind damage provides various demanding situations for survivors, caregivers and treating pros. Interdisciplinary and built-in reviews, remedy, and administration can suggest the variation among profitable restoration and unlucky outcomes.

The first ebook to give a entire staff method of rehabilitation of ABI survivors, Acquired mind Injury supplies clinical and scientific experts a deeper figuring out of not just each one others' roles, but additionally their complementary functions.

-The scientific administration of ABI—neurosurgery, neurology, physiatry—and the scientific specialties involved—neuropsychiatry, neurourology, and neuro-optometry

-In-depth dialogue of the jobs of occupational, speech-language, and stability therapies

-Separate chapters on nursing, neuropsychology, and case management

-Behavioral and emotional demanding situations universal to people with ABI

-The significance of addressing relatives needs

-Long-term challenges

-Case examples all through illustrating a variety of accidents, indicators, and levels of restoration

Based at the editors’ mixed event of greater than forty years within the neuro-rehabilitation box, this entire quantity clarifies rehabilitation objectives and methods for the health practitioner, rehab professional, the complicated pupil, and sufferers’ advocates. With ABI so prevalent—roughly 1.5 million new situations consistent with year—this ebook couldn’t be extra timely.

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