Neurotrauma A Comprehensive Textbook on Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury
- Explores both traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI)
- Discusses concussions, mild TBI, and severe TBI
- Includes neuroimaging, biomarker assessments, and common themes between TBI and SCI
Neurotrauma: A Comprehensive Textbook on Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury aims to bring together the latest clinical practice and research in the filed of two forms of trauma to the central nervous system: namely traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI). Nationally, more 1. 9 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury annually. In parallel, there are an estimate of 12, 000 new cases of SCI in the United States annually. In addition, approximately 1. 2 million people live with paralysis due to SCI. In recent years, dramatic advancements in the field have resulted in much improved outcomes for patients and higher standards of care. This volume details the latest research and clinical practice in the treatment of neurotrauma, in a comprehensive but easy-to-follow format. Neurotrauma is a valuable resource for any clinician involved in caring for TBI and SCI patients, clinical research professionals, researchers, medical and graduate students, and nurse specialists.
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