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Author Brody, David L., author.

Title Concussion care manual : a practical guide / David L. Brody
Published Oxford [England] : Oxford University Press, 2015
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Description 1 online resource (167 pages) : illustrations, tables
Contents Cover; Concussion Care Manual; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I Concussion Management: The Big Picture; 1 What is a concussion?; 2 How do you make the diagnosis?; 3 Diagnosis of sport concussion; 4 Which problems do you address first?; 5 General treatment strategies; Part II Specific Topics; 6 Headaches; 7 Sleep disruption; 8 Attention deficit; 9 Mood instability; 10 Anxiety and depression; 11 Post-traumatic stress disorder; 12 Personality change; 13 Balance problems; 14 Dizziness; 15 Fatigue; 16 Excessive sleepiness; 17 Memory impairment
18 Executive dysfunction19 Parkinsonism; 20 Blurry vision; 21 Hearing problems; 22 Smell and taste problems; 23 Sexual dysfunction; 24 Seizures; 25 Psychosis; 26 Return to work; 27 Return to driving; 28 Return to school; 29 Return to contact sports; 30 When is it safe to fly or travel to high altitude?; 31 Medicolegal aspects of concussion; 32 Special topics in adolescents; 33 Special topics in children; 34 Special topics in contact sport athletes and others with multiple concussions; 35 Special topics in military personnel; Part III How to Set Up and Run a Concussion Clinic; 36 Staffing
37 Typical flow for a concussion clinic38 Return visit times; Appendix: Additional Resources; Internet-based resources; Concussion-related scales and scores; Additional publications for more detailed information; Index
Summary This manual, based on the experience of the director of the concussion clinic at Washington University in St Louis, provides specific practical, step-by-step guidance for managing a variety of problems related to complex concussion, especially in the substantial minority of patients who are not making a rapid recovery
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Brain -- Concussion -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Brain Concussion -- therapy
Post-Concussion Syndrome -- therapy
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- General.
Brain -- Concussion
Genre/Form handbooks.
Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks and manuals.
Guides et manuels.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780199383870