This book presents a comprehensive interdisciplinary team approach to the rehabilitation of acquired brain injury (ABI) survivors. Medical and clinical specialists will receive a deeper understanding of not only each other’s roles but of their complementary functions in this field. Many case examples are provided, illustrating a wide range of challenges and stages of recovery. This edition features 3 entirely new chapters and multiple updated chapters by new and returning authors.
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The role of robotics in acquired brain injury
A comprehensive chapter on physical therapy in ABI
Outstanding recoveries woven together by a video news producer who recovered from a meningioma
State of the art updates on neurosurgery, neurology, physiatry, neuropsychiatry and neuro-optometry.
Updated chapters on neuropsychology, speech-language and occupational therapies including new technology and approaches as well as evidence based practices
Psychosocial challenges and treatment following ABI
The importance of family as team members
Post rehabilitation options and experiences
Acquired Brain Injury: An Integrative Neuro-Rehabilitation Approach, 2nd edition provides clarity and context regarding the rehabilitation goals and processes for rehabilitation specialists and interdisciplinary students of neuro-rehabilitation, as well as practicing clinicians interested in developing knowledge in their field.