Acquired Brain Injury: Clinical Essentials For Neurotrauma And Rehabilitation Professionals by Dong Y. HanAcquired Brain Injury: Clinical Essentials For Neurotrauma And Rehabilitation Professionals by Dong Y. Han

Acquired Brain Injury: Clinical Essentials For Neurotrauma And Rehabilitation Professionals

byDong Y. Han

Paperback | November 21, 2016

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This is a clinically accessible reference guide to acquired brain injuries (ABIs) that provides medical and nonmedical health care professionals who work with patients in brain trauma and rehabilitation settings with easily understandable information about this population. It provides physicians, psychologists, social workers, counselors, nurses, other allied health professionals, and particularly trainees with short clinical synopses of a full range of ABIs, from causes through diagnoses and treatment.

Written by expert authors, the resource summarizes knowledge on the most prevalent ABIs in a clear, consistent format including overview, etiology, epidemiology, clinical presentation (including cognitive, emotional, behavioral, and sensorimotor), diagnostic considerations, evidence-based treatments, prognosis, and an illustrative case study. Psychosocial considerations for ABI patients, an important component of care, are also addressed.


  • Delivers information in a concise, quick reference format
  • Written in accessible language
  • Informs a wide range of health care professionals and trainees
  • Covers a full gamut of ABIs
  • Authored by recognized experts in the field
Dong (Dan) Y. Han, PsyD,is the chief of University of Kentucky Neuropsychology Service's Clinical Section, and associate professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He is also the director of neurobehavioral studies at the Sports Medicine Research Ins...
Title:Acquired Brain Injury: Clinical Essentials For Neurotrauma And Rehabilitation ProfessionalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:366 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:November 21, 2016Publisher:Springer Publishing Co., Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0826131360

ISBN - 13:9780826131362


Table of Contents





1. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: An Overview

James B. Hoelzle and Kathryn A. Ritchie

2. Moderate to Severe Brain Injury

P. Tyler Roskos and Lauren R. Schwarz

3. Cerebrovascular Injuries

Luke Bradbury, Matthew Jensen, and Justin Sattin

4. Brain Tumors

Sharoon Qaiser and Donita Lightner

5. Neuroinfection

Julia Novitski, Kathleen Elverman, Donna Kwan, Evan Schulze, and Christopher Grote

6. Neurotoxic and Metabolic Injuries

Bruce J. Diamond, Joseph E. Mosley, Katherine Makarec, and Krista Dettle

7. Hypoxia/Anoxia

Jill Z. Stuart, Thomas J. Farrer, and Alex L. Heintzelman

8. Electrical and Lightning Brain Injuries

Shravan Parikh, Joseph Fink, Maia Feigon, and Neil Pliskin

9. Acquired Brain Injury Secondary to Substance Use Disorder

Benjamin A. Pyykkonen

10. Post–Acquired Brain Injury Headaches

Mauricio F. Villamar and Jonathan H. Smith

11. Post–Acquired Brain Injury Epilepsy

Erin Plumley, Robert J. Kotloski, and Bruce Hermann

12. Post–Acquired Brain Injury Movement Disorders

Hannah L. Combs, Kathryn J. Dunham, Brittany D. Walls, and Amelia J. Anderson-Mooney

13. Acquired Brain Injury in Children

Ana C. Albuja and Robert Baumann

14. Acquired Brain Injury in the Elderly

Thomas J. Farrer and Jill Z. Stuart

15. Psychosocial Characteristics of Acquired Brain Injury

Leslie Guidotti Breting, Courtney Nelson, and Thomas Cothran

16. Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation: Clinical Essentials

Silke Bernert and Dong (Dan) Y. Han

17. Feigning Issues in Brain Injury

David T. R. Berry, Brittany D. Walls, Chelsea M. Bouquet, and Elizabeth R. Wallace