Nutritional Considerations

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26 Nutritional Considerations Aaron M. Cook and Barbara Magnuson Woodward GENERAL PRINCIPLES •   Moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients often require nutrition support with either enteral nutrition (EN) or parenteral nutrition…

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Movement Disorders

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50 Movement Disorders Sangeeta Patel Driver and Cindy Zadikoff GENERAL PRINCIPLES Definition A movement disorder is a neurologic phenomenon that affects the ability to generate or control movement. Epidemiology The…

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Rehabilitation Nursing

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30 Rehabilitation Nursing Ann S. Bines DEFINITION Rehabilitation nursing is a specialty that centers on the diagnosis and treatment of human responses of individuals and/or groups to actual or potential…

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Initial Rehabilitation Interventions in the Acute Hospital Setting and Transitioning to the Next Level of Care

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27 Initial Rehabilitation Interventions in the Acute Hospital Setting and Transitioning to the Next Level of Care Brian D. Greenwald and Christine Greiss INTRODUCTION Moderate-to-severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) carries…

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Cognitive Impairment: Characterization and Management

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35 Cognitive Impairment: Characterization and Management Eric B. Larson BACKGROUND Formal structured assessment characterizes cognitive impairment relative to defined objective standards. In clinical settings, formal assessment identifies specific needs of…

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Recognizing Manifestations of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury

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18 Recognizing Manifestations of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Patients With Traumatic Brain Injury Eric B. Larson BACKGROUND Definition Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a psychiatric syndrome characterized by persistent symptoms…

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Developing a Life Care Plan

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61 Developing a Life Care Plan Debra E. Berens and Roger O. Weed BACKGROUND •   Definition: “A life care plan is a dynamic document based upon published standards of practice, comprehensive…

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