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Concussion Care Manual

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It is hard to find a medical condition that has as much media attention as concussion. With growing interest in concussion care b... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

It is hard to find a medical condition that has as much media attention as concussion. With growing interest in concussion care by the NFL, NHL, NBA, and many other sports organizations, the military, and by regular patients, the number of concussion care providers has rapidly increased. Concussion Care Manual, Second Edition is the perfect step-by-step concussion management guide for clinicians, coaches, and even parents of athletic children. This pocket-sized volume discusses how to manage a variety of complexities associated with concussions including proper diagnosis, management strategies, headaches, anxiety and depression, PTSD, dizziness, fatigue, and changes to mood, balance, personality, and sleep. This book also covers the essential elements on how to set up and run a concussion clinic, focusing on the administrative need-to-know. A much-needed list of references, scales, and resources are provided at the end of the book for further investigation. New to the Second EditionEL -Fully revised based on the most up-to-date research in the field across disciplines - Evidence-based, this new edition summarizes what works and what doesn't from recent clinical trials and real world concussion care experience -Provides step by step guidance on how to provide appropriate active management when treating concussion



Autorentext

David L. Brody, MD, PhD is Professor of Neurology at Uniformed Services University of the Health Science and Director of the Center for Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine (CNRM): The USU/NIH Military Traumatic Brain Injury Research Group in Bethesda, MD.



Inhalt

Part I: Concussion Management: The Big Picture 1. Introduction 2. What is a Concussion? 3. How Do You Make the Diagnosis? 4. Diagnosis of Sport Concussion 5. Which Problems Do You Address First? 6. General Treatment Strategies Part II: How to Manage Specific Problems 7. Headaches 8. Sleep Disruption 9. Attention Deficit 10. Mood Instability 11. Anxiety and Depression 12. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder 13. Personality Change 14. Balance Problems 15. Dizziness 16. Fatigue 17. Excessive Sleepiness 18. Memory Impairment 19. Executive Dysfunction 20. Parkinsonism 21. Blurry Vision 22. Hearing Problems 23. Smell and Taste Problems 24. Sexual Dysfunction 25. Seizures 26. Psychosis 27. Return to Work 28. Return to Driving 29. Return to School 30. Return to Contact Sports 31. When is it Safe to Fly or Travel to High Altitude? 32. Medico-legal Aspects of Concussion 33. Special Topics in Elderly 34. Special Topics in Adolescents 35. Special Topics in Children 36. Special Topics in Contact Sport Athletes and Others with Multiple Concussions 37. Special Topic in Military Personnel Part III: How to Set Up and Run a Concussion Clinic 38. Staffing 39. Typical Flow for a Concussion Clinic 40. Return Visit Times Part IV: Additional Resources 41. Internet-based resources 42. Concussion-related Scales and Scores 43. Additional Publications for More Detailed Information 44. Glossary Index

Produktinformationen

Titel: Concussion Care Manual
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EAN: 9780190054809
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Hersteller: Oxford University Press
Genre: Medizin
Anzahl Seiten: 192
Veröffentlichung: 01.05.2019
Dateigrösse: 8.1 MB