Translational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) remains a significant source of death and permanent disability, contributing to nearly one-third of all injury related deaths in the United States and exacting a profound personal and economic toll. Despite the increased resources that have recently been brought to bear to improve our understanding of TBI, the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches has been disappointingly slow. Translational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury attempts to integrate expertise from across specialties to address knowledge gaps in the field of TBI. Its chapters cover a wide scope of TBI research in five broad areas: Epidemiology Pathophysiology Diagnosis Current treatment strategies and sequelae Future therapies Specific topics discussed include the societal impact of TBI in both the civilian and military populations, neurobiology and molecular mechanisms of axonal and neuronal injury, biomarkers of traumatic brain injury and their relationship to pathology, neuroplasticity after TBI, neuroprotective and neurorestorative therapy, advanced neuroimaging of mild TBI, neurocognitive and psychiatric symptoms following mild TBI, sports-related TBI, epilepsy and PTSD following TBI, and more. The book integrates the perspectives of experts across disciplines to assist in the translation of new ideas to clinical practice and ultimately to improve the care of the brain injured patient.

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  • Author : Daniel Laskowitz
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Pages : 412 pages
  • ISBN : 1466584920
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Translational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury

Translational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : Daniel Laskowitz,Gerald Grant
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 21 April 2016
GET THIS BOOKTranslational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) remains a significant source of death and permanent disability, contributing to nearly one-third of all injury related deaths in the United States and exacting a profound personal and economic toll. Despite the increased resources that have recently been brought to bear to improve our understanding of TBI, the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches has been disappointingly slow. Translational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury attempts to integrate expertise from across specialties to address knowledge gaps

Translational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury

Translational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : Daniel Laskowitz,Gerald Grant
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 01 December 2015
GET THIS BOOKTranslational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) remains a significant source of death and permanent disability, contributing to nearly one-third of all injury related deaths in the United States and exacting a profound personal and economic toll. Despite the increased resources that have recently been brought to bear to improve our understanding of TBI, the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic approaches has been disappointingly slow. Translational Research in Traumatic Brain Injury attempts to integrate expertise from across specialties to address knowledge gaps

Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : Vicki Anderson,Keith Owen Yeates
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release : 04 February 2010
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"This book, New Frontiers in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury, aims to evaluate what we have learned about TBI in childhood to date and, perhaps more importantly to articulate the challenges we face and how we should go forward in the future"--Provided by publisher.

Neurosensory Disorders in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Neurosensory Disorders in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : Michael E. Hoffer,Carey D. Balaban
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 24 November 2018
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Mild traumatic Brain Injury (mTBI or Concussion) is an increasingly common public health issue in sports, military environments, and life in today’s active world. Despite a great deal of study and public attention to this disorder, knowledge about optimal diagnostic, prognostic, and treatment information remains lacking. Neurosensory symptoms have been shown to be the most frequent complications of mTBI in both the acute and chronic setting. Neurosensory Disorders in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury brings together both the basic science

New Therapeutics for Traumatic Brain Injury

New Therapeutics for Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : Kim Heidenreich
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 27 September 2016
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New Therapeutics for Traumatic Brain Injury: Prevention of Secondary Brain Damage and Enhancement of Repair and Regeneration explores traumatic brain injury (TBI), a major cause of death and disability throughout the world. The delayed nature of the secondary injury phase suggests that there is a therapeutic window for pharmacological interventions or other approaches to prevent progressive tissue damage and improve functional outcomes. It is now apparent that therapeutic interventions should entail both protective and repair/regeneration strategies depending on the

Brain Neurotrauma

Brain Neurotrauma
  • Author : Firas H. Kobeissy
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 25 February 2015
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Every year, an estimated 1.7 million Americans sustain brain injury. Long-term disabilities impact nearly half of moderate brain injury survivors and nearly 50,000 of these cases result in death. Brain Neurotrauma: Molecular, Neuropsychological, and Rehabilitation Aspects provides a comprehensive and up-to-date account on the latest developments in the area of neurotrauma, including brain injury pathophysiology, biomarker research, experimental models of CNS injury, diagnostic methods, and neurotherapeutic interventions as well as neurorehabilitation strategies in the field of neurotraum research. The book includes several

Neurotrauma

Neurotrauma
  • Author : Kevin Wang
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 05 December 2018
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Neurotrauma: A Comprehensive Textbook on Traumatic Brain Injury and Spinal Cord Injury aims to bring together the latest clinical practice and research in the filed of two forms of trauma to the central nervous system: namely traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI). Nationally, more 1.9 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury annually. In parallel, there are an estimate of 12,000 new cases of SCI in the United States annually. In addition, approximately 1.2 million people live with paralysis due

New Frontiers in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury

New Frontiers in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : Cathy Catroppa,Vicki Anderson,Miriam Beauchamp,Keith Yeates
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 26 February 2016
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New Frontiers in Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury provides an evidence base for clinical practice specific to traumatic brain injury (TBI) sustained during childhood, with a focus on functional outcomes. It utilizes a biological-psychosocial conceptual framework consistent with the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health, which highlights that biological, psychological, and social factors all play a role in disease and children’s recovery from acquired brain injury. With its clinical perspective, it incorporates current and past research and evidence regarding

Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : Nikolai Gorbunov,Joseph Long
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 09 May 2018
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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) syndrome has emerged as a serious health concern worldwide due to the severity of outcomes and growing socioeconomic impacts of the diseases, e.g., high cost of long-term medical care and loss of quality of life. This book focuses on the TBI pathobiology as well as on the recent developments in advanced diagnostics and acute management. The presented topics encompass personal experience and visions of the chapter contributors as well as an extensive analysis of the

Vascular Mechanisms in CNS Trauma

Vascular Mechanisms in CNS Trauma
  • Author : Eng H. Lo,Josephine Lok,MingMing Ning,Michael J. Whalen
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 04 November 2013
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While there are a number of books on the market that deal with neuronal mechanisms and targets, the proposed book will be the only one to cover the vascular aspects of CNS trauma. The contributing authors will present basic mechanisms, explain cutting-edge experimental models and techniques, and provide several clinical chapters that provide treating physicians with some insight on the cases that they see in the ICU. The table of contents is diverse and comprehensive with chapters on molecular mechanisms,

Biomarkers for Traumatic Brain Injury

Biomarkers for Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Author : Alan H.B. Wu,W. Frank Peacock
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 10 July 2020
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Biomarkers for Traumatic Brain Injury provides a comprehensive overview on the selection and implementation of serum-based and saliva-based biomarkers for traumatic brain injury. The book presents an economic analysis for implementing TBI biomarkers into clinical practice. In addition, it discusses the analytical tools needed to implement TBI biomarkers, including specifications for testing instruments and interpretative software. Neurologists, emergency department physicians, intensivists, and clinical laboratorians will find this book a great resource from which to familiarize themselves with the issues and

Conn's Translational Neuroscience

Conn's Translational Neuroscience
  • Author : P. Michael Conn
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 September 2016
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Conn’s Translational Neuroscience provides a comprehensive overview reflecting the depth and breadth of the field of translational neuroscience, with input from a distinguished panel of basic and clinical investigators. Progress has continued in understanding the brain at the molecular, anatomic, and physiological levels in the years following the 'Decade of the Brain,' with the results providing insight into the underlying basis of many neurological disease processes. This book alternates scientific and clinical chapters that explain the basic science

Clinical Bioenergetics

Clinical Bioenergetics
  • Author : Sergej M. Ostojic
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 November 2020
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Clinical Bioenergetics: From Pathophysiology to Clinical Translation provides recent developments surrounding the etiology and pathophysiology of inherited and acquired energy-delated disorders. Across 40 chapters, world leaders in bioenergetics and mitochondrial medicine discuss novel methodologies designed to identify deficiencies in cellular bioenergetics, as well as the safety and efficacy of emerging management strategies to address poor cellular bioenergetics. Topics discussed include the omics landscape of impaired mitochondrial bioenergetics, hormones, tissue bioenergetics and metabolism in humans. Disease-specific case studies, modes of analysis in