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Handbook of polytrauma care and rehabilitation

David X. Cifu Henry L Lew


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  • Title:
    Handbook of polytrauma care and rehabilitation
  • Author: David X. Cifu
  • Henry L Lew
  • Description: Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Reference; Part I: Polytrauma Basics; Chapter 1: What Is Polytrauma?; Chapter 2: Taking a History; Chapter 3: Performing a Physical Examination; Overview; Detailed Procedures in Performing a Physical Examination; Reference; Chapter 4: Ordering Tests; Neuroimaging; Neuropsychological Evaluation; Part II: Diagnosis and Management of Common Sequelae of Traumatic Brain Injury; Chapter 5: Focal Weakness and Hypotonia; Chapter 6: Spasticity; Chapter 7: Coordination and Balance Deficits; Chapter 8: Tremors; Chapter 9: Dysphagia; Chapter 10: Numbness
    Chapter 11: PainChapter 12: Vision Deficits; Chapter 13: Hearing Deficits; Chapter 14: Cranial Nerve Deficits; Chapter 15: Aphasia; Chapter 16: Executive Function Deficits; Chapter 17: Akinetic Mutism and Locked-In Syndrome; Chapter 18: Posttraumatic Amnesia; Chapter 19: Perceptual Deficits; Chapter 20: Neglect; Chapter 21: Agitation, Irritability, and Emotional Lability; Chapter 22: Depression; Chapter 23: Hypoarousal; Chapter 24: Sexual Dysfunction; Chapter 25: Neurogenic Bladder; Chapter 26: Neurogenic Bowel; Chapter 27: Postconcussive Syndrome
    Chapter 28: Postdeployment Syndrome in Combat-Related TBIChapter 29: Headaches; Chapter 30: Insomnia; Chapter 31: Penetrating Brain Injuries; Chapter 32: Disorders of Consciousness; Chapter 33: Posttraumatic Seizures; Chapter 34: Craniotomy/Craniectomy/Cranioplasty; Chapter 35: Hydrocephalus; Chapter 36: Neuroendocrinologic Abnormalities; Chapter 37: Geriatric and Aging Issues; Chapter 38: Dementia and Brain Injury; Chapter 39: Disability Determination and Medico-Legal Issues; Chapter 40: Return to Driving; Chapter 41: Return to Sports; Chapter 42: Return to Work
    Part III: Diagnosis and Management of Common Sequelae of Polytrauma With TBI and Amputation, Burns, or Spinal Cord InjuryChapter 43: Dual Disability-TBI With SCI, Amputation, or Burns; Chapter 44: Amputation Care and Prosthetic Fitting; Chapter 45: Spinal Cord Injury; Chapter 46: Burns; Chapter 47: Deep Venous Thrombosis; Chapter 48: Heterotopic Ossification; Chapter 49: Contractures; Chapter 50: Pressure Ulcers; Part IV: Appendices; Ten Essential Assessments; 1. Assessment of Agitation; 2. Assessment of Amnesia, Orientation, Attention, Level of Consciousness, and Coma Recovery After TBI
    3. Assessment of Balance4. Assessment of Bowel and Bladder Function; 5. Assessment of Concussion and Postconcussion Symptoms (PCS); 6. Assessment of Cognition; 7. Assessment of Dizziness and Vertigo; 8. Assessment of Sleep; 9. Assessment of Smell; 10. Assessment of Tinnitus; Three Essential Medical Treatments; 1. Medical Treatment of Agitation; 2. Medical Treatment of Depression; 3. Medical Treatment of Spasticity; Index
    Handbook of Polytrauma Care and Rehabilitation summarizes the most frequent medical and psychological problems encountered by these patients, and offers a roadmap on how to initiate and follow through the continuum of care necessary to achieving positive outcomes. Individual chapters focus on the myriad problems and conditions that polytrauma patients present with, including traumatic injuries (TBI, concussion, SCI, amputation, PTSD, etc.) and other medical and psychological issues such as pain, depression, headache, insomnia, fatigue, alcohol and substance abuse, dizziness, light sensitivity,
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publisher: New York : Demos Medical Publishing
  • Format: 1 online resource (x, 280 pages) : illustrations.
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-4619-4142-3;ISBN 1-61705-100-4
  • Subjects: Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Patients -- Rehabilitation; Psychic trauma -- Patients -- Care; Traumatic neuroses -- Patients -- Rehabilitation; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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