Severe Head Injuries

Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment

  • Bernhard L. Bauer
  • Thomas J. Kuhn

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. R. Braakman
    Pages 1-5
  3. H. D. Mennel
    Pages 19-28
  4. W. Hochban
    Pages 76-81
  5. M. J. Fritsch, K. H. Manwaring, D. H. Beyda
    Pages 89-98
  6. J. Meixensberger, A. Jäger, J. Dings, S. Baunach, K. Roosen
    Pages 99-108
  7. A. S. Sarrafzadeh, A. W. Unterberg, K. L. Kiening, T. F. Bardt, G.-H. Schneider, W. R. Lanksch
    Pages 109-120
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 151-154

About this book


Severe head injuries are a frequent occurrence in the life of every emergency care specialist, traumatologist, neurosurgeon, and rehabilitation specialist. For example, between 30.000 to 40.000 severe head injuries occur in Germany each year. OVer 75.000 Americans die each year after having suffered a severe head injury. Nevertheless, treatment is not always optimal. Survival and longterm outcome depends not only on the type of injury but also on timely and appropriate diagnosis and treatment. Thus, all physicians involved must be aware of the current procedures in the management of severe head injuries. This reference book, based on the experience of international experts, provides an up to date and practical guideline.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Bernhard L. Bauer
    • 1
  • Thomas J. Kuhn
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Zentrum für Operative Medizin IPhilipps-Universität MarburgMarburgGermany
  2. 2.Klinik für NeurochirurgiePhilipps-UniversitätMarburgGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-64544-0
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-60761-5
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