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Understanding Traumatic Brain Injury free pdf This timely book reports recent progress in research on traumatic brain injury (TBI) by leading investigators encompassing translational and clinical studies. The text covers epidemiology, pathophysiology, brain imaging, cognition, behavioral sequelae, and clinical trials of innovative treatments, including new approaches to rehabilitation. The range of TBI mechanisms represented in this cutting-edge book includes closed head trauma and blast-related injury, and the spectrum of TBI severity. Chapters offer a developmental perspective, including the effects of TBI on cognitive development in children and outcome studies in adults. Contributors from various countries provide a global perspective on this worldwide health problem. The editors have synthesized the contents in a concluding chapter. Researchers and clinicians will find this volume to be an informative, authoritative reference for current TBI research.

About Harvey Levin

Harvey S. Levin is Professor and Director of Research in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. He also serves as Director of the Center of Excellence for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) at the Michael E. De Bakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center. His research is concerned with closed head trauma in civilians and blast-related injury in veterans. David H. K. Shum is Dean of Research in the Health Group at Griffith University, Australia. Professor Shum has more than 20 years' experience studying the effects of brain injury on cognition and behavior in adults and children. Raymond C. K. Chan is Professor of Neuropsychology and Applied Cognitive Neuroscience at the Institute of Psychology of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, and Deputy Director of the Key Laboratory of Mental Health. He holds an honorary professorship at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong.

Details Book

Author : Harvey Levin
Publisher : Oxford University Press Inc
Data Published : 27 March 2014
ISBN : 0199737525
EAN : 9780199737529
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 480 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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