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Acquired Brain Injury

An Integrative Neuro-Rehabilitation Approach

  • Jean Elbaum
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Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Jean Elbaum
    Pages 1-2
  3. Kevin Kwan, Julia Schneider, Raj K. Narayan, Jamie S. Ullman
    Pages 3-14
  4. Sarah Khan, Komal Patel, Gonzalo Vazquez-Cascals
    Pages 41-69
  5. M. H. Esther Han
    Pages 89-133
  6. Donna Napoleone, Taylor Silberglied, Gina L’Abbate, Dana Fried
    Pages 135-161
  7. Kristen Murray, Nicole Aquino, Julianne Nugent
    Pages 163-199
  8. Deena Henderson, Melissa Jensen, Jennifer Drucker, Amanda Lutz
    Pages 201-226
  9. Angela Scicutella
    Pages 227-301
  10. Rosanne Pachilakis, Kathryn Mirra
    Pages 303-313
  11. Allison Muscatello, Jean Elbaum
    Pages 349-353
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 359-369

About this book

Introduction

This book presents a comprehensive interdisciplinary team approach to the rehabilitation of acquired brain injury (ABI) survivors. Medical and clinical specialists will receive a deeper understanding of not only each other’s roles but of their complementary functions in this field. Many case examples are provided, illustrating a wide range of challenges and stages of recovery. This edition features 3 entirely new chapters and multiple updated chapters by new and returning authors.

Featured in the coverage: 

  • The role of robotics in acquired brain injury
  • A comprehensive chapter on physical therapy in ABI
  • Outstanding recoveries woven together by a video news producer who recovered from a meningioma 
  • State of the art updates on neurosurgery, neurology, physiatry, neuropsychiatry and neuro-optometry.
  • Updated chapters on neuropsychology, speech-language and occupational therapies including new technology and approaches as well as evidence based practices
  • Psychosocial challenges and treatment following ABI
  • The importance of family as team members
  • Post rehabilitation options and experiences

Acquired Brain Injury: An Integrative Neuro-Rehabilitation Approach, 2nd edition provides clarity and context regarding the rehabilitation goals and processes for rehabilitation specialists and interdisciplinary students of neuro-rehabilitation, as well as practicing clinicians interested in developing knowledge in their field.

Keywords

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Editors and affiliations

  • Jean Elbaum
    • 1
  1. 1.Transitions of Long IslandNorthwell HealthManhassetUSA

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