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100 Questions & Answers About Head and Brain Injuries

Author(s): Rahul Jandial, MD, UCSD Department of Neurosurgery, Burnham Institute for Medical Research
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763755720
  • Paperback    118 pages      © 2009
Price: $21.95 US List
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EMPOWER YOURSELF!

Whether you're a patient or loved one of someone suffering from a head or brain injury, this book offers help. The only text available to provide both the doctor's and patient's views, 100 Questions & Answers About Head and Brain Injuries offers practical and thorough medical information from which patients can gain insight into their injury and understand the variety of treatment options that exist. Written by an expert neurosurgeon, with commentary from actual patients, this is an invaluable resource for anyone struggling with the medical, physical, and emotional turmoil of a head or brain injury.

Part  1  The Healthy Brain and Skull
Part  2  Head Trauma
Part  3  Head Trauma in Children vs. Adults
Part  4  Types of Head Trauma
Part  5  Coma
Part  6  Treating Head Trauma
Part  7  The Head Injured Patient in the Hospital
Part  8  Persistent Vegetative States
Part  9  Post-Concussive Syndrome
Part  10  Long-term Consequences of Head Injury
Part  11  Rehabilitation After Head Trauma and Brain Injury

Rahul Jandial, MD-UCSD Department of Neurosurgery, Burnham Institute for Medical Research

Rahul Jandial, MD, PhD, is a neurosurgeon and scientist with the University of California, San Diego Medical Center and the Burnham Institute for Medical Research in La Jolla, California. He lives in San Diego with his wife, Danielle – also a physician and scientist – and their three sons, Zain, Kai, and Ronak.

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