Acquired Brain Injury: An Integrative Neuro-rehabilitation Approach (1st ed. Softcover of orig. ed. 2007)

Acquired Brain Injury: An Integrative Neuro-rehabilitation Approach (1st ed. Softcover of orig. ed. 2007)

By: Deborah Benson (editor), Jean Elbaum (editor)Paperback

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This book details how medical and clinical teams that are comprehensive and interdisciplinary are able to effectively address the multiple difficulties that can result from an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). Coverage describes the medical specialists that are integral members of a team and their specialized roles in assessment and treatment. It reviews some of the vital specialty areas that are often overlooked. The book also examines key discipline areas, such as occupational and speech/language therapies, and describes the main behavioral difficulties exhibited by individuals with ABI.

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About Author

Jean Elbaum, Ph.D. is the Clinical Director of "Transitions of Long Island," the comprehensive neurorehabilitation facility of North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Deborah Benson, Ph.D. is the Executive Director of "Transitions of Long Island," the comprehensive neurorehabilitation facility of North Shore-Long Island Jewish Medical Center. She is board certified in rehabilitation psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. She is also certified by the American Academy for the Certification of Brain Injury Specialists.

Contents

Neurosurgery and Acquired Brain Injury.- Physiatry and Acquired Brain Injury.- The Role of the Neurologist in Assessment and Management of Individuals with Acquired Brain Injury.- Voiding and Sexual Dysfunction after Acquired Brain Injury.- Neuropsychiatry and TraumaticBrain Injury.- Neuropsychological Rehabilitation.- The Role of the Neuro-Rehabilitation Optometrist.- Nursing Care of the Neuro-Rehabilitation Patient.- Case Management in the Neuro-Rehabilitation Setting.- Balance and Vestibular Rehabilitation in the Patient with Acquired Brain Injury.- The Role of the Occupational Therapist on the Neuro-Rehabilitation Team.- Rehabilitation of Speech, Language and Swallowing Disorders.- Counseling Individuals Post Acquired Brain Injury.- Acquired Brain Injury and the Family.- Long-Term Challenges.

Product Details

  • publication date: 12/02/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781441922779
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 306
  • ID: 9781441922779
  • weight: 435
  • ISBN10: 1441922776
  • edition: 1st ed. Softcover of orig. ed. 2007

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