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Handbook of Head Trauma : Acute Care to Recovery - Charles J. Long

Handbook of Head Trauma

Acute Care to Recovery

By: Charles J. Long (Editor), Leslie K. Ross (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th September 1992
ISBN: 9780306439476
Number Of Pages: 442

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Providing a thorough collection of information regarding clinical aspects of head injury from acute care to recovery, this treatise interrelates a variety of neural specialties and broadens the rehabilitation process to include the family.

Background Issues of Head Injury
Management and Evaluation of Head Traumap. 3
Initial Management of Head Traumap. 19
Neuropsychological Assessment of Head-Injured Individuals
Use of History in Neuropsychological Assessmentsp. 35
Neuropsychological Assessment of Patients With Epilepsyp. 57
Neuropathology and Neuropsychology of Behavioral Disturbances Following Traumatic Brain Injuryp. 75
Using a Model of Cognitive Function to Plan Cognitive Treatment: An Axial Model of Brain Functionp. 91
Cognitive Sequelae in Closed Head Injuryp. 107
Inpatient and Outpatient Rehabilitation
Acute Rehabilitation of the Head-Injured Individual: Toward a Neuropsychological Paradigm of Treatmentp. 125
The Use of Pharmacology in the Treatment of Head-Injured Patientsp. 137
Cognitive Rehabilitation After Head Trauma: Toward an Integrated Cognitive/Behavioral Perspective on Interventionp. 165
Memory Rehabilitationp. 191
The Efficacy of Attention-Remediation Programs for Traumatically Brain-Injured Survivorsp. 203
The Executive Board System: An Innovative Approach to Cognitive-Behavioral Rehabilitation in Patients With Traumatic Brain Injuryp. 219
Computer-Assisted Cognitive Remediation of Attention Disorders Following Mild Closed Head Injuriesp. 231
Outcome Prediction Following Head Injury
Recovery from Head Trauma: A Curvilinear Process?p. 247
Neuropsychological Assessment of Traumatic Brain Injury in the Intensive Care and Acute Care Environmentp. 271
Traumatic Brain Injury: Outcome and Predictors of Outcomep. 293
Individual Therapy and Family Issues in Rehabilitation
Group Psychotherapy With Brain-Damaged Adults and Familiesp. 309
Family Involvement in Cognitive Recovery Following Traumatic Brain Injuryp. 329
Closed Head Injury and Family Structure: Factors Contributing to Dysfunctional Dynamicsp. 357
Vocational Evaluation and Job-Oriented Rehabilitation
Vocational Evaluation and Planningp. 371
Job-Oriented Rehabilitationp. 399
Neurological Impairment and Driving Abilityp. 417
Forensic Issues in Head Trauma: Neuropsychological Perspectives of Social Security Disability and Worker's Compensationp. 425
Indexp. 439
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ISBN: 9780306439476
ISBN-10: 0306439476
Series: Critical Issues in Neuropsychology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 442
Published: 30th September 1992
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.84