Traumatic Brain Injury in older adults: does age matter?

Glynda J Kinsella, John Olver, Ben Ong, Eleanor Hammersley, Bethan Plowright

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This timely book reports recent progress in research on traumatic brain injury (TBI) by leading investigators encompassing translational and clinical studies. The text covers epidemiology, pathophysiology, brain imaging, cognition, behavioral sequelae, and clinical trials of innovative treatments, including new approaches to rehabilitation. The range of TBI mechanisms represented in this cutting-edge book includes closed head trauma and blast-related injury, and the spectrum of TBI severity. Chapters offer a developmental perspective, including the effects of TBI on cognitive development in children and outcome studies in adults. Contributors from various countries provide a global perspective on this worldwide health problem. The editors have synthesized the contents in a concluding chapter. Researchers and clinicians will find this volume to be an informative, authoritative reference for current TBI research.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUnderstanding Traumatic Brain Injury: Current Research and Future Directions
EditorsHarvey S Levin, David H K Shum, Raymond C K Chan
Place of PublicationUSA
PublisherOxford University Press
Pages356 - 369
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9780199737529
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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