Brain Injury Medicine
Supports self-assessment and review with 200 board-style questions and explanations.
Covers the information you need to know on traumatic brain injury by severity and pattern, neurologic disorders, systemic manifestations, rehabilitation problems and outcomes, and basic science.
Includes questions on patient management including patient evaluation and diagnosis, prognosis/risk factors, and applied science.
Discusses key topics such as neurodegeneration and dementia; proteomic, genetic, and epigenetic biomarkers in TBI; neuromodulation and neuroprosthetics; and assistive technology.
Reviews must-know procedures including acute emergency management and critical care; post-concussion syndrome assessment, management and treatment; diagnostic procedures and electrophysiology; neuroimaging, and brain death criteria.
Ensures efficient, effective review with content written by experts in physical medicine and rehabilitation, neurology, and psychiatry and a format that mirrors the board exam outline.
Expert Consult™ eBook version included with purchase. This enhanced eBook experience allows you to search all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
|Author Information||Edited by Blessen C. Eapen, MD, Chief, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Los Angeles CA; and Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, United States and; David X. Cifu, MD, Professor and Chairman, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia; National Director for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services, Office of Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, District of Columbia, USA|
" As a candidate for the brain injury medicine board exam, I intend to thoroughly utilize this study guide and its practice questions in my exam preparation. It stands apart from existing board review books in its quality and breadth of topics."
-Jamie L Ott, DO (Shirley Ryan AbilityLab) Doody Review: 98 - 5 Stars!
|Table of Content||
Section 1: Brain Anatomy and Physiology
1. Neuroanatomy Correlates
Section 2: Traumatic Brain Injury Severity & Patterns
3. Mild TBI (Concussion), Moderate to Severe TBI
Section 3: Epidemiology and Risk Factors
6. Epidemiology and Public Health & Prevention
Section 4: Emergency Room and Intensive Care Management
9. Prehospital Care
Section 5: Evaluation and Diagnosis
13. Physical Examination, signs and symptoms
Section 6: Complications and Management
18. Cardiovascular and Pulmonary
Section 7 Rehabilitation Concepts
43. Therapeutic Exercise/Rehabilitation
Section 8: Special Topics
47. Pediatric TBI
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