Neuroscience

Brain Injury - Functional Aspects, Rehabilitation and Prevention

Edited by Amit Agrawal, ISBN 978-953-51-0121-5, 236 pages, Publisher: InTech, Chapters published March 02, 2012 under CC BY 3.0 license
DOI: 10.5772/2442
Edited Volume

The present two volume book "Brain Injury" is distinctive in its presentation and includes a wealth of updated information on many aspects in the field of brain injury. The Book is devoted to the pathogenesis of brain injury, concepts in cerebral blood flow and metabolism, investigative approaches and monitoring of brain injured, different protective mechanisms and recovery and management approach to these individuals, functional and endocrine aspects of brain injuries, approaches to rehabilitation of brain injured and preventive aspects of traumatic brain injuries. The collective contribution from experts in brain injury research area would be successfully conveyed to the readers and readers will find this book to be a valuable guide to further develop their understanding about brain injury.

Prof. Amit Agrawal

National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences

Dr Agrawal completed his neurosurgery training from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore, India, in the year 2003. Dr Agrawal is self-motivated, enthusiastic, and result-oriented professional with over 12 years of rich experience in research and development, as well as teaching and mentoring in the field of neurosurgery. He is proficient in managing and leading teams for running successful process operations and has experience of developing procedures and service standards of excellence. He has attended and participated in many international and national level symposiums and conferences and delivered lectures on vivid topics. He has published more than 500 articles in the medical field covering various topics in various national and international journals. His expertise is in identifying training needs, designing training modules and executing the same while working with limited resources. He has excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills with proven abilities in teaching and training for various academic and professional courses. Presently he is working at the Narayana Medical College and Hospital, Nellore, AP, India.

Fields of Research

Education

  • 2000 - 2003

    Neurosciences, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore

    Neurosurgery

Edited Books

  • Neurooncology - Newer Developments NEW
    Neurooncology - Newer Developments

    The book contains the information of various aspects of newer developments and recent advances in the field of central nervous system (CNS) tumor molecular biology, tumor progression, clinical presentation, imaging and management. The authors from different reputed institutions shared their knowledge on this open access platform to disseminate their knowledge at global level. As it is obvious in the current text, the field of neurooncology is heterogeneous and under continuous development with addition of new knowledge and information on regular basis. The collective contributions from experts attempt to provide updates regarding ongoing research and developments pertaining to CNS tumor genetics and molecular aspects and their applied aspect in reference to patient management.

  • Brain Injury - Pathogenesis, Monitoring, Recovery and Management

    The present two volume book "Brain Injury" is distinctive in its presentation and includes a wealth of updated information on many aspects in the field of brain injury. The Book is devoted to the pathogenesis of brain injury, concepts in cerebral blood flow and metabolism, investigative approaches and monitoring of brain injured, different protective mechanisms and recovery and management approach to these individuals, functional and endocrine aspects of brain injuries, approaches to rehabilitation of brain injured and preventive aspects of traumatic brain injuries. The collective contribution from experts in brain injury research area would be successfully conveyed to the readers and readers will find this book to be a valuable guide to further develop their understanding about brain injury.

  • Brain Injury - Functional Aspects, Rehabilitation and Prevention

    The present two volume book "Brain Injury" is distinctive in its presentation and includes a wealth of updated information on many aspects in the field of brain injury. The Book is devoted to the pathogenesis of brain injury, concepts in cerebral blood flow and metabolism, investigative approaches and monitoring of brain injured, different protective mechanisms and recovery and management approach to these individuals, functional and endocrine aspects of brain injuries, approaches to rehabilitation of brain injured and preventive aspects of traumatic brain injuries. The collective contribution from experts in brain injury research area would be successfully conveyed to the readers and readers will find this book to be a valuable guide to further develop their understanding about brain injury.