By Nathan Zasler
Written via said leaders within the box, this ebook is for all neurologist, psychiatrist, and rehabilitationist operating with TBI sufferers. This e-book presents a finished and distinctive neuromedical view of take care of the individual with mind damage. the point of interest is on assesment and therapy of numerous difficulties confronting TBI sufferers in the course of the post-acute interval and later. Chapters hide vital themes similar to epidemiology, preventions, criminal matters, existence care making plans and lots more and plenty extra.
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