Brain Injury Medicine

Douglas I Katz, MD, Ross D Zafonte, DO, Nathan D Zasler, MD, FAAPM&R, FAADEP, DAAPM

A Doody’s Core Title 2012

Mind Harm Drugs: Rules and Observe is a complete information to all elements of the administration points concerned in caring for the particular person with mind damage – from early analysis and analysis by way of the post-acute interval and rehabilitation. It’s the definitive core textual content wanted by all practitioners on this space, together with physiatrists, neurologists, psychologists, nurses, and different well being care professionals.

Written by over 100 acknowledged leaders within the discipline, and containing a whole bunch of tables, graphs, and photographic pictures, the textual content offers with problems with neuroimaging and neurodiagnostic testing, prognosis and final result, acute care, rehabilitative care, therapy of particular populations, neurologic issues following damage, neuromusculoskeletal issues, and basic administration points.

Key options embody:

  • Emphasis on a illness state administration strategy to affected person evaluation and therapy
  • Promotion of a holistic, biopsychosocial mannequin of affected person evaluation and care
  • Assessment of present skilled consensus on observe pointers
  • Exploration of epidemiologic and fundamental pathophysiologic elements of mind damage
  • Examination of scientific points all through the continuum of rehabilitative care
  • Innovative, sensible info based mostly on the authors’ intensive scientific expertise that may positively affect sufferers and households following mind damage