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Acquired Brain Injury

An Integrative Neuro-Rehabilitation Approach

Editors: Elbaum, Jean, Benson, Deborah (Eds.)

  • No other book deals with an integrated or team approach to therapy post acquired brain injury

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About this Textbook

Regardless of etiology, such as accident, tumor, stroke or assault, acquired brain injury presents numerous challenges for survivors, caregivers and treating professionals. Interdisciplinary and integrated evaluations, treatment, and management can mean the difference between successful recovery and unfortunate outcomes.

The first book to present a comprehensive team approach to rehabilitation of ABI survivors, Acquired Brain Injury gives medical and clinical specialists a deeper understanding of not only each others' roles, but also their complementary functions.

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

-In-depth discussion of the roles of occupational, speech-language, and balance therapies

-Separate chapters on nursing, neuropsychology, and case management

-Behavioral and emotional challenges common to individuals with ABI

-The importance of addressing family needs

-Long-term challenges

-Case examples throughout illustrating a wide range of injuries, symptoms, and stages of recovery

Based on the editors’ combined experience of more than 40 years in the neuro-rehabilitation field, this comprehensive volume clarifies rehabilitation goals and processes for the physician, rehab specialist, the advanced student, and patients’ advocates. With ABI so prevalent—roughly 1.5 million new cases per year—this book couldn’t be more timely.

About the authors

Jean Elbaum, Ph.D. is the Clinical Director of "Transitions of Long Island," the comprehensive neurorehabilitation facility of North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

Deborah Benson, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of "Transitions of Long Island," the comprehensive neurorehabilitation facility of North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center. She is board certified in rehabilitation psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. She is also certified by the American Academy for the Certification of Brain Injury Specialists.

Reviews

From the reviews:

"This is a welcome review of the evaluation and management of patients with acquired brain injury (ABI). The goal is to provide an introduction to many of the key players in the neuro-rehabilitation team. It is also informative for the families of ABI survivors. This is great overview for students and residents as well as family members and caregivers. … This is great addition to information already available about ABI. It is a helpful tool for the families, caregivers, students, and residents." (Nenad N Brkic, Doody's Book Review, October, 2007)

"The aim of this book is to provide the background that will enable effective communication and coordination of services for patients and their families along the continuum of care. … does give suggestions to clinicians based on the best available evidence and widespread practice patterns. … Throughout the book, case scenarios concisely illustrate clinical situations that are related to the text, giving the reader an approach to diagnosis and available treatments. … Acquired Brain Injury is a good resource … ." (Nora Cullen, New England Journal of Medicine, Vol. 357 (23), 2007)


Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Neurosurgery and Acquired Brain Injury

    MIHAI D. DIMANCESCU

    Pages 4-17

  • Physiatry and Acquired Brain Injury

    CRAIG H. ROSENBERG, JESSIE SIMANTOV, MANISHA PATEL

    Pages 18-38

  • The Role of the Neurologist in Assessment and Management of Individuals with Acquired Brain Injury

    ROBERT A. DUARTE, OLGA FISHMAN

    Pages 39-63

  • Neuropsychiatry and TraumaticBrain Injury

    ANGELA SCICUTELLA

    Pages 81-121

  • The Role of the Neuro-Rehabilitation Optometrist

    M.H. ESTHER HAN

    Pages 146-175

Buy this book

eBook $64.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-0-387-37575-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $84.95
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-387-37574-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $84.95
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4419-2277-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Acquired Brain Injury
Book Subtitle
An Integrative Neuro-Rehabilitation Approach
Editors
  • Jean Elbaum
  • Deborah Benson
Copyright
2007
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-37575-5
DOI
10.1007/978-0-387-37575-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-37574-8
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-2277-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 298
Number of Illustrations and Tables
31 b/w illustrations
Topics