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Brain Neurotrauma: Molecular, Neuropsychological, and by Firas H. Kobeissy

By Firas H. Kobeissy

Every yr, an predicted 1.7 million americans maintain mind harm. long term disabilities effect approximately 1/2 reasonable mind damage survivors and approximately 50,000 of those situations bring about death.

Over the decade, the sector of neurotrauma has witnessed major advances, specifically on the molecular, mobile, and behavioral degrees. This growth is essentially because of the advent of novel ideas, in addition to the improvement of recent animal types of valuable fearful method (CNS) damage.

Brain Neurotrauma: Molecular, Neuropsychological, and Rehabilitation Aspects offers a entire and up to date account at the most up-to-date advancements within the zone of neurotrauma, together with mind damage pathophysiology, biomarker learn, experimental versions of CNS harm, diagnostic tools, and neurotherapeutic interventions in addition to neurorehabilitation techniques within the box of neurotraum examine.

The e-book comprises numerous sections on neurotrauma mechanisms, biomarker discovery, neurocognitive/neurobehavioral deficits, and neurorehabilitation and therapy methods. additionally, a bit is dedicated to versions of gentle CNS harm, together with blast and sport-related injuries.

This publication, with its different coherent content material, is a invaluable and accomplished reference for people drawn to the varied and heterogeneous points of CNS pathology and/or rehabilitation needs.

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