Hypoxia/Anoxia

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CHAPTER 7     Hypoxia/Anoxia JILL Z. STUART THOMAS J. FARRER ALEX L. HEINTZELMAN   OVERVIEW Hypoxic and anoxic brain injuries can damage many different organ systems, and some organs…

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Acquired Brain Injury in the Elderly

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CHAPTER 14     Acquired Brain Injury in the Elderly THOMAS J. FARRER JILL Z. STUART   OVERVIEW Acquired brain injury (ABI), at any age, is a significant public health…

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Moderate to Severe Brain Injury

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CHAPTER 2     Moderate to Severe Brain Injury P. TYLER ROSKOS LAUREN R. SCHWARZ   OVERVIEW The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines traumatic brain injury (TBI)…

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Post–Acquired Brain Injury Epilepsy

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CHAPTER 11     Post–Acquired Brain Injury Epilepsy ERIN PLUMLEY ROBERT J. KOTLOSKI BRUCE HERMANN   OVERVIEW Epilepsy resulting from an acquired brain injury (ABI), that is acquired epilepsy, is…

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Feigning Issues in Brain Injury

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CHAPTER 17     Feigning Issues in Brain Injury DAVID T. R. BERRY BRITTANY D. WALLS CHELSEA M. BOUQUET ELIZABETH R. WALLACE   OVERVIEW “Malingering” is defined by the Diagnostic…

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Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: An Overview

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CHAPTER 1     Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: An Overview JAMES B. HOELZLE KATHRYN A. RITCHIE   OVERVIEW Although historically considered a common and relatively benign injury, mild traumatic brain…

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Management of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks

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Chapter 138 Management of Cerebrospinal Fluid Leaks Kofi Boahene, Teodoro Forcht Dagi, Alfredo Quiñones-Hinojosa Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) fistula is a serious and potentially fatal condition whose successful management requires a…

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