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Minor Head Trauma

Assessment, Management, and Rehabilitation

  • Steven Mandel
  • Robert Thayer Sataloff
  • Sarita R. Schapiro

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Sarita R. Schapiro, Robert Thayer Sataloff, Steven Mandel
    Pages 1-4
  3. Serge Duckett, Stephane Duckett
    Pages 5-13
  4. Neal Little
    Pages 14-32
  5. Carlos F. Gonzalez, Sonia Bermudez
    Pages 33-66
  6. Mercedes P. Jacobson, Michael R. Sperling
    Pages 67-85
  7. Sarita R. Schapiro, Thomas Swirsky Sacchetti
    Pages 86-106
  8. David Rubinstein
    Pages 107-122
  9. Karl Doghramji, Joyce Zinsenheim
    Pages 123-141
  10. Arnold Sadwin, Robert Rothrock, Steven Mandel, Donna Sadwin, Lori O’Leary
    Pages 142-158
  11. Robert Thayer Sataloff, Joseph R. Spiegel
    Pages 159-202
  12. Anthony Farole
    Pages 203-224
  13. Joseph R. Spiegel, Mark Frattali
    Pages 225-234
  14. Edward W. Gerner
    Pages 235-244
  15. Donald L. Myers, Francisco Batlle, Sanford Davne, Steven Mandel
    Pages 245-260
  16. Lana Liberto, Kathryn Tomlin, Karen Lutz, Lynn Nash, Sarita Schapiro
    Pages 290-305
  17. Karen Lutz, Lynn Nash
    Pages 306-317
  18. Back Matter
    Pages 336-347

About this book

Introduction

Minor Head Trauma describes and explains techniques for diagnosing, evaluating, and rehabilitating patients with minor head injuries. This book emphasizes the importance of long-term treatment of patients beyond the initial moments of injury and treatment in the emergency room. Minor Head Trauma offers insight on: - a range of related issues from emergency room management to psychiatric evaluation and rehabilitation; - the role of electrophysiological testing in patients - including BEAM techniques; - the subtleties of neurophysiological diagnosis; - neurotoxicological evaluation and treatment; - diagnosis and treatment of temporomandibular joint disorders; - the nature and pathogenesis of visual sequelae of head injury; - the speech-language pathologist's role in treating minor head injuries; - the complexities of rehabilitation including problems faced when the patient resumes normal community, professional and familial activities. Minor Head Trauma is intended for physicians, psychologists, physical therapists, speech-language pathologists, nurses, attorneys, and others faced with the challenges of evaluating and treating patients who have sustained minor head trauma.

Keywords

emergency head injury rehabilitation trauma

Editors and affiliations

  • Steven Mandel
    • 1
  • Robert Thayer Sataloff
    • 2
  • Sarita R. Schapiro
    • 3
  1. 1.Jefferson Medical CollegePhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Thomas Jefferson UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA
  3. 3.Behavioral Rehabilitation ServicesJenkintownUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4612-4366-3
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 1993
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4612-8748-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4612-4366-3
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