By Firas H. Kobeissy
Every yr, an predicted 1.7 million americans maintain mind damage. long term disabilities impression approximately 1/2 average mind damage survivors and approximately 50,000 of those situations bring about death.
Over the decade, the sphere of neurotrauma has witnessed major advances, in particular on the molecular, mobile, and behavioral degrees. This growth is essentially as a result of creation of novel recommendations, in addition to the improvement of latest animal versions of valuable frightened approach (CNS) harm.
Brain Neurotrauma: Molecular, Neuropsychological, and Rehabilitation Aspects presents a complete and up to date account at the newest advancements within the quarter of neurotrauma, together with mind damage pathophysiology, biomarker examine, experimental versions of CNS harm, diagnostic tools, and neurotherapeutic interventions in addition to neurorehabilitation suggestions within the box of neurotraum learn.
The ebook contains a number of sections on neurotrauma mechanisms, biomarker discovery, neurocognitive/neurobehavioral deficits, and neurorehabilitation and remedy methods. moreover, a piece is dedicated to types of light CNS harm, together with blast and sport-related injuries.
This ebook, with its assorted coherent content material, is a helpful and entire reference for people attracted to the various and heterogeneous facets of CNS pathology and/or rehabilitation needs.
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As of July 31, 2013, data from rehabilitation services indicated that about 760,250 veterans reporting to the VA were screened for TBI. 7% of these presented with a self-reported previous diagnosis of TBI not tracked by the comprehensive screening and comprehensive tracking tools. About 152,248 veterans screened positively for TBI. 18%) of those reporting and screened as of September 11, 2013, received a confirmed diagnosis of TBI. Most of these, once again, were mTBI. Increased attention to TBI related to surveillance and clinical follow-up by the VA and the DOD; these joint initiatives aimed to detect and treat TBI/concussion to prevent and possibly to mitigate their persistent effects (Management of Concussion/mTBI Working Group, 2009).
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Brain Neurotrauma: Molecular, Neuropsychological, and Rehabilitation Aspects by Firas H. Kobeissy