By Jose Leon-Carrion, Klaus R. H. von Wild, George A. Zitnay

Brain damage remedy: Theories and Practices is an intensive and wide-ranging account of the rehabilitation of mind injury.

Written from a world standpoint, this booklet offers an in depth dialogue of the elemental technological know-how of mind damage. It explains the remedies utilized in mind harm rehabilitation and covers new tools of rehabilitation, together with complementary drugs theories. It incorporates a wealth of data on varied neurosurgical and neuropsychological remedies. it's also a complete connection with the theories underlying rehabilitation practices and chapters on neighborhood reentry and kin dynamics following mind injury.

It should be a useful device to scholars from psychology, medication, actual and occupational treatment learning the therapy and aftercare of individuals with mind injury.

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The answer to this question is not a trivial or semantic matter. It will have extremely important and direct consequences on our medical decisions concerning the patient. Remember that a patient suffering a banal blow can and should be sent home. A banal blow to the skull would be that in which the patient has no symptoms at the moment of the accident nor when seen at the hospital. Some authors, however, include patients with unspecific symptoms, such as nonholocranial and non-progressive headaches or dizziness.

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