Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury by Walter M. High

Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury

EditorWalter M. High, Angelle M. Sander, Margaret A. Struchen

Hardcover | September 8, 2005

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Rehabilitation For Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is a state-of-the-science review of the effectiveness of rehabilitation interventions. Leading experts conduct evidence-based reviews of specific areas of brain injury rehabilitation summarizing what is known in each area, critiquing themethodoligical problems of studies in the area, and then outlining new directions for research. The book begins with a review of the history of rehabilitation for TBI from World War I until the present. The second section of the book examines the rehabilitation of specific cognitive impairmentsin awareness, memory, executive functioning, communication, and emotion and behavior. The third section investigates special topics in rehabilitation of persons with TBI including substance abuse, interventions for caregivers, and vocational rehabilitation. The fourth section of the book coversrehabilitation with specific populations: children, older adults, and persons from diverse cultures. The final section examines topics in medical rehabilitation including treatment of spasticity, minimally conscious patients, and the contribution of neuroimaging to rehabilitation.

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Walter M. High, Angelle M. Sander, Margaret A. Struchen, and Karen A. Hart are all at Baylor College of Medicine.
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Title:Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain InjuryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 6.3 × 9.29 × 0.79 inPublished:September 8, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195173554

ISBN - 13:9780195173550

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Table of Contents

Section I: An Overview of Rehabilitation and Its Effectiveness1. History of Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain InjuryCorwin Boake, Leonard Dillar: 2. Effectiveness of Programs of Rehabilitation Following TBIWalter M. High, Jr.: Section II: Rehabilitation of Specific Cognitive Impairments3. Rehabilitation of Impaired AwarenessMark Sherer: 4. External Aids: Expanding our Understanding of the Most Widely Used Memory Rehabilitation TechniqueMcKay Moore Sohlberg: 5. Rehabilitation of Executive Function Impairments after Traumatic Brain InjuryKeith D. Cicerone: 6. Social Communication Interventions for Persons with Traumatic Brain InjuryMargaret A. Struchen: 7. The Treatment of Emotional and Motivational Disorders after Traumatic Brain InjuryGeorge Prigatano: Section III: Treatment of Other Factors Impacting Outcome8. Substance Abuse and Traumatic Brain Injury: State of the ScienceJohn D. Corrigan: 9. Interventions for Caregivers Following Traumatic Brain Injury: Where We Are and Where We are GoingAngelle M. Sander: 10. Vocational RehabilitationJames F. Malec: Section IV: Rehabilitation with Specific Populations11. Mark Ylvisaker: Rehabilitation of Children with Cognitive, Behavioral, Communication, and Academic Disabilities after Traumatic Brain Injury12. Felicia C. Goldstein: Rehabilitation of Older Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury13. Jay M. Uomoto: Multicultural Perspectives in Traumatic Brain Injury RehabilitationSection V: Medical Interventions14. Pharmacologic Management of Spastic Hypertonia in Traumatic Brain InjuryGerard Francisco: 15. Rehabilitation of Patients with Disorders of ConsciousnessJoseph T. Giancino: 16. Neuroimaging and RehabilitationHarvey S. Levin and Randall S. Scheibel:

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"Although it might seem that there has been a plethora of books on brain injury rehabilitation in recent years, making it difficult to come up with new thinking in this area, this latest book covers some topics that are not routinely included in the other books on this topic, thus making it auseful addition to one's personal collection."--Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation