The Official Patient’s Sourcebook on Traumatic Brain Injury: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age
ISBN/ASIN: 0597835373,9780597835377 | 2003 | English | pdf | 280/277 pages | 3.19 Mb
Publisher: ICON Health Publications | Author: Icon Health Publications
This sourcebook has been created for patients who have decided to make education and Internet-based research an integral part of the treatment process. Although it gives information useful to doctors, caregivers and other health professionals, it also tells patients where and how to look for information covering virtually all topics related to traumatic brain injury, from the essentials to the most advanced areas of research. The title of this book includes the word official. This reflects the fact that the sourcebook draws from public, academic, government, and peer-reviewed research. Selected readings from various agencies are reproduced to give you some of the latest official information available to date on traumatic brain injury. Following an introductory chapter, the sourcebook is organized into three parts. PART I: THE ESSENTIALS; Chapter 1. The Essentials on Traumatic Brain Injury: Guidelines; Chapter 2. Seeking Guidance; Chapter 3. Clinical Trials and Traumatic Brain Injury; PART II: ADDITIONAL RESOURCES AND ADVANCED MATERIAL; Chapter 4. Studies on Traumatic Brain Injury; Chapter 5. Patents on Traumatic Brain Injury; Chapter 6. Books on Traumatic Brain Injury; Chapter 7. Multimedia on Traumatic Brain Injury; Chapter 8. Periodicals and News on Traumatic Brain Injury; Chapter 9. Physician Guidelines and Databases; Chapter 10. Dissertations on Traumatic Brain Injury; PART III. APPENDICES; Appendix A. Researching Alternative Medicine; Appendix B. Researching Nutrition; Appendix C. Finding Medical Libraries; Appendix D. Your Rights and Insurance; ONLINE GLOSSARIES; TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY GLOSSARY; INDEX. Related topics include: Closed head injury, Head injury.