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Traumatic Brain Injury

Edited by Farid Sadaka

St. Louis University

Traumatic brain injury is a major source of death and severe disability worldwide. This book provides an excellent and detailed overview of the management of patients with traumatic brain injury, in a stepwise approach, from the intensive care unit, through to discharge from the hospital, rehabilitation, recovery and assimilation in family and society. This book also discusses mechanisms of pathophysiology pertaining to traumatic brain injury and provides grounds for future research in traumatic brain injury, especially pertaining to pathophysiology, imaging, neuroprognostication, rehabilitation, recovery, and outcomes.

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Traumatic Brain InjuryEdited by Farid Sadaka

Published: February 19th 2014

DOI: 10.5772/57090

ISBN: 978-953-51-1222-8

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-7192-8

Copyright year: 2014

Books open for chapter submissions

71767 Total Chapter Downloads

29 Crossref Citations

57 Web of Science Citations

83 Dimensions Citations


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1. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: A Review of Terminology, Symptomatology, Clinical Considerations and Future Directions

By Michelle Albicini and Audrey McKinlay


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2. Indications for Brain Computed Tomography Scan After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

By Shayan Abdollah Zadegan and Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar


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3. Current Therapeutic Modalities, Enzyme Kinetics, and Redox Proteomics in Traumatic Brain Injury

By Zachariah P. Sellers, ReBecca A. Williams, Jonathan W. Overbay, Jooyoung Cho, Moses Henderson and Tanea T. Reed


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4. Uncovering the Path to Neurodegeneration from Playingfield to Battlefield

By Frank Baas and Valeria Ramaglia


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5. Substance P: A Novel Target in the Treatment of Cerebral Oedema and Elevated Intracranial Pressure Following Traumatic Brain Injury

By Renée J. Turner and Robert Vink


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6. The Non Invasive Brain Injury Evaluation, NIBIE – A New Image Technology for Studying the Mechanical Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury

By Hans von Holst and Svein Kleiven


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7. Management of Traumatic Brain Injury in the Intensive Care Unit

By Farid Sadaka, Tanya M Quinn, Rekha Lakshmanan and Ashok Palagiri


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8. Prevention of Seizures Following Traumatic Brain Injury

By Matthew J. Korobey


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9. Immediate Treatment of the Anticoagulated Patient with Traumatic Intracranial Hemorrhage

By David E. Tannehill


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10. Surgical Treatment of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

By Matthew L. Dashnaw, Anthony L. Petraglia and Jason H. Huang


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11. Nutrition in Traumatic Brain Injury: Focus on the Immune Modulating Supplements

By T.M. Ayodele Adesanya, Rachael C. Sullivan, Stanislaw P.A. Stawicki and David C. Evans


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12. Evidence-Based Treatment of Chronic Subdural Hematoma

By Jehuda Soleman, Philipp Taussky, Javier Fandino and Carl Muroi


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13. Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation: An Overview

By Wafa Al Yazeedi, Loganathan Venkatachalam, Somaya Al Molawi and Fatma Al Kuwari


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14. Physiotherapeutic Procedures for the Treatment of Contractures in Subjects with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

By Fernando Salierno, María Elisa Rivas, Pablo Etchandy, Verónica Jarmoluk, Diego Cozzo, Martín Mattei, Eliana Buffetti, Leonardo Corrotea and Mercedes Tamashiro


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15. Heterotopic Ossification after Traumatic Brain Injury

By Jesús Moreta and José Luis Martínez-de los Mozos


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16. Auditory/Visual Integration Assessment and Treatment in Brain Injury Rehabilitation

By Deborah Zelinsky


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17. Returning Individuals with Mild to Moderate Brain Injury Back to Work: A Systematic Client Centered Approach

By Shaheed Soeker


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18. Understanding, Assessing and Treating Prospective Memory Dysfunctions in Traumatic Brain Injury Patients

By Giovanna Mioni, Shawn M. McClintock and Franca Stablum


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19. Approaches to Managing Executive Cognitive Functioning Impairment Following TBI: A Focus on Facilitating Community Participation

By Steven Wheeler


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20. Communication Disorders Following Traumatic Brain Injury

By Edilene Curvelo Hora, Liane Viana Santana, Lyvia de Jesus Santos, Gizelle de Oliveira Souza, Analys Vasconcelos Pimentel, Natalia Tenório Cavalcante Bezerra, Sylvia Rodrigues de Freitas Doria, Tiago Pinheiro Vaz de Carvalho, Afonso Abreu Mendes Júnior, Jessica Almeida Rodrigues, Renata Julie Porto Leite Lopes and Ricardo Fakhouri


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21. Long-Lasting Mental Fatigue After Traumatic Brain Injury – A Major Problem Most Often Neglected Diagnostic Criteria, Assessment, Relation to Emotional and Cognitive Problems, Cellular Background, and Aspects on Treatment

By Birgitta Johansson and Lars Rönnbäck


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22. Attentional Processing in Traumatic Brain Injury and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

By Tobias Wensing, Jean Levasseur-Moreau, Alexander T. Sack and Shirley Fecteau


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23. Traumatic Brain Injuries and Sleep/Wake Disorders

By Narayan P. Verma and Arunima Verma Jayakar


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24. Memory Deficits and Transcription Factor Activity Following Traumatic Brain Injury

By Chris Cadonic and Benedict C. Albensi


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