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    [edited by] Blessen C. Eapen, David X. Cifu,
    Summary: "The only review book currently available in this complex field, Brain Injury Medicine: Board Review focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and management of individuals with varying severity levels of brain injury. Focused, high-yield content prepares you for success on exams and in practice, with up-to-date coverage of traumatic brain injury (TBI), stroke, CNS neoplasms, anoxic brain injury, and other brain disorders. This unique review tool is ideal for residents, fellows, and practitioners studying or working in the field and preparing to take the brain injury medicine exam"--Publisher's description.

    Section 1: Brain anatomy and physiology. Neuroanatomy correlates
    Pathophysiology and basic sciences
    Section 2: Traumatic brain injury severity & patterns. Mild TBI (concussion), moderate to severe TBI
    TBI by pattern: penetrating, non- penetrating, blast injury
    Brain death criteria
    Section 3: Epidemiology and risk factors. Epidemiology and public health & prevention
    Proteomic, genetic, and epigenetic biomarkers in TBI
    Prognosis and recovery patterns
    Section 4: Emergency Room and intensive care management. Prehospital care
    Acute emergency management (non-surgical care & surgical care)
    Critical care management
    Section 5: Evaluation and diagnosis. Physical examination, signs and symptoms
    Diagnostic procedures and electrophysiology
    Neuroimaging (structural and functional)
    Functional evaluation
    Intensity of services, specialized rehabilitation therapies, interdisciplinary team management
    Section 6: Complications and management. Cardiovascular and pulmonary
    GI and nutrition
    Soft tissue and orthopedic condition
    Neuroendocrine/ metabolic/ hormonal
    Paroxysmal sympathetic hyperactivity
    Spasticity & contractures
    Post-traumatic hydrocephalus
    Cranial nerve disorders
    Seizure disorder
    Movement disorder
    Pressure injuries, bed rest and deconditioning
    Dysphagia and aspiration
    Speech and language
    Cognitive dysfunction
    Neurosensory dysfunction
    Emotional dyscontrol
    Agitation and restlessness
    Sleep dysfunction and fatigue
    Mood disorders
    Suicide, personality d/o, anxiety
    Substance abuse
    Sexuality and intimacy
    Section 7: Rehabilitation concepts. Therapeutic exercise/rehabilitation
    Assistive technology
    Community re-entry
    Involving family in rehabilitation: role of physiatry
    Section 8: Special topics. Pediatric TBI
    Geriatric TBI
    Military TBI
    Sports concussion
    Gender specific issues in TBI
    Post-concussion syndrome assessment, management and Rx
    Nontraumatic brain injury
    Dual diagnosis: TBI and SCI
    Anoxic brain injury
    Doc and rehabilitation
    Complementary alternative therapies
    Neuromodulation & neuroprosthetics
    Neurodegeneration and dementia
    Basic statistics/research methods
    Ethics and law.
    Digital Access ClinicalKey 2021