Since the bestselling second edition was published almost a decade ago, the field of brain injury treatment has undergone tremendous change, largely impacting access to treatment. But, while the healthcare marketplace has evolved, the needs of brain injury victims remain the same. With updated and expanded clinical coverage, Traumatic Brain Injury: Rehabilitation, Treatment, and Case Management, Third Edition delineates a broad spectrum of advanced theoretical clinical constructs and detailed diagnostic and treatment interventions for traumatic brain injury. Details Specific Diagnostic and Treatment Approaches for Nearly All Aspects of Dysfunction Observed Following Brain Injury With contributions from more than 50 authorities in both academia and industry, this highly respected text stands apart as a clinical guide to rehabilitative treatment of persons with traumatic brain injury following the acute phase of treatment. It provides a concise source of information about the scientific and therapeutic realms involved in the rehabilitation of a person with traumatic brain injury, specifically as they relate to persistent deficits.
The book also details long-term consequences of brain injury and effective approaches to vocational rehabilitation and case management. Widening coverage from the previous edition, this book includes details on: Metabolic and bioenergetic factors in brain injury Neuroendocrine dysfunction following brain injury Blast injury Ethical issues in treatment of brain injury Neuropharmacological and neuropsychological interventions following brain injury Interventions for the minimally conscious patient Dietary and exercise considerations after brain injury Traumatic Brain Injury: Rehabilitation, Treatment, and Case Management, Third Edition is a complete source of pharmacological, anatomical, and physiological information for basic therapeutic rationales that are often not well understood in the field. It is an ideal reference for both new and experienced clinicians.
Table of Contents
MEDICAL THEMES Neurologic Examination of the Patient with Traumatic Brain Injury David A. Gelber and Charles D. Callahan Posttraumatic Epilepsy and Neurorehabilitation Theresa D. Hernandez, Paul M. Levisohn, Kimberley Buytaert-Hoefen, and Dean K. Naritoku Neurobehavioral Consequences of Combat-Related Blast Injury and Polytrauma Jay M. Uomoto, Rhonda M. Williams, and Leigh Anne Randa Neurotransmitters and Pharmacology Ronald A. Browning Neuropharmacologic Considerations in the Treatment of Vegetative State and Minimally Conscious State following Brain Injury Deborah Lynne Doherty Diagnosis and Management of Balance Disturbances following Traumatic Brain Injury Peter S. Roland and Patti Blau Visual Dysfunction following Traumatic Brain Injury Ronald L. Morton Disruptions in Physical Substrates of Vision following Traumatic Brain Injury Richard E. Helvie Rehabilitation and Management of Visual Dysfunction following Traumatic Brain Injury Penelope S. Suter Auditory Function Assessment in Posttraumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Juan J. Bermejo Issues in Aging following Traumatic Brain Injury Alan Weintraub and Mark J. Ashley Bioscience Frontiers in Neuromedical Interventions following Brain Injury Mark J. Ashley, Alan Weintraub, and David L. Ripley Neuroplasticity and Rehabilitation Therapy Robert P. Lehr, Jr. Pituitary Dysfunction after Traumatic Brain Injury Sorin G. Beca, Brent Masel, and Randall J. Urban ALLIED HEALTH THEMES The Therapeutical Potential of Diet and Exercise on Brain Repair Fernando Gomez-Pinilla and Sandeep Sharma The Traumatic Brain Injury Literature: Scholarship John R. Muma, Steven J. Cloud, and Brett E. Kemker Neuroanatomic Review of Cognitive Function: Anatomy and Plasticity Mark J. Ashley Principles of Cognitive Rehabilitation in TBI: An Integrative Neuroscience Approach Fofi Constantinidou and Robin D. Thomas Cognitive Disorders: Diagnosis and Treatment in TBI Mark J. Ashley, Rose Leal, Zenobia Mehta, Jessica G. Ashley, and Matthew J. Ashley The Use of Applied Behavior Analysis in Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Craig S. Persel and Chris H. Persel Neuropsychological Interventions following Traumatic Brain Injury Theodore Tsaousides and Wayne A. Gordon Management of Residual Physical Deficits Velda L. Bryan, David W. Harrington, and Michael G. Elliott Vocational Rehabilitation Mark J. Ashley, Joe Ninomiya, Jr., Amy Berryman, and Karen Rasavage Therapeutic Recreation in Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Sam S. Andrews, Kenneth A. Gerhart, Kenneth R. Hosack, and Jill Stelley Virden Children and Adolescents: Practical Strategies for School Participation and Transition Roberta DePompei and Janet Siantz Tyler The Contribution of the Neuropsychological Evaluation to Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Jay M. Uomoto Evaluation of Traumatic Brain Injury following Acute Rehabilitation Mark J. Ashley CASE MANAGEMENT THEMES External Case Management of Brain Injury: An Overview Jan Wood Litigation and Settlement Options for the Brain-Injured Survivor William L. E. Dussault Ethical Challenges in Funding Treatment and Care in Traumatic Brain Injury: An Argument for National Health Insurance Thomas R. Kerkhoff, Stephanie L. Hanson, and Zoe N. Swaine Discharge Planning in Traumatic Brain Injury Rehabilitation Mark J. Ashley and Susan M. Ashley
Mark J. Ashley, Sc.D., CCC-SLP, CCM, CBIS is founder and president/CEO of Centre for Neuro Skills(R) (CNS), which has operated post-acute brain injury rehabilitation programs in both California and Texas since 1980. Dr. Ashley serves on the Board of Directors of the Brain Injury Association of America, is the immediate past chair, and serves on the Chairman's Circle. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the California Brain Injury Association and is the current chair.