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Health Reference Series: Traumatic Brain Injury Sourcebook, 1st Edition

  • Angela Williams
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  • ISBN-10: 0780818016
  • ISBN-13: 9780780818019
  • DDC: 617.4
  • 600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released July 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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Overview

Provides information about the causes and risk factors for and signs and symptoms of TBI, treatment options, caregiving and other support services, recent research, and more.

Table of Contents

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