Resource Library – Brain Injury Education and Rehabilitation for Professionals

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    Books on Brain Injury Education and Rehabilitation for Professionals
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    Title
    Author
    Description

    1. Assistive Technologies and Other Supports for People with Brain Impairment
    Marcia J. Scherer
    This text offers practitioners a comprehensive and systematic process for ensuring their clients' effective application and utilization of this technology. This book will also provide insight for users of assistive technology and their families and caregivers to ensure optimal technology use.
    2. Acquired Brain Injury
    Jean Elbaum Deborah M. Benson
    This book presents a comprehensive team approach to rehabilitation of acquired brain injury survivors by giving medical and clinical specialists a deeper understanding of not only each other's roles, but also their complementary functions.
    3. Behavior Analysis Guidelines and Brain Injury Rehabilitation
    Harvey E. Jacobs
    The book can serve as a working reference for psychologists, other treating professionals, family members, caregivers, significant others, and even clients who use or are attempting to use behavior programming procedures in their rehabilitation efforts.
    4. Brain Injury It is A Journey: A practical Guide for Families
    Flora Hammond, M.D. Tami Guerrier, B.S.
    This manual was compiled to give families information about brain injuries, help families understand who is involved in the rehabilitation process, educate families about resources in the community, and more.
    5. Brain Injury Medicine
    Nathan D. Zasler, Douglas I. Katz, and Ross d. Zafonte
    The text covers the full spectrum of the practice of brain injury medicine including principles of neural recovery, neuroimaging and neurodiagnostic testing, prognosis and outcome, acute care, rehabilitation, treatment of specific populations, pediatric issues, neurologic and other medical problems following injury, cognitive and behavioral problems, post-trauma pain disorders, pharmalogic and alternative treatments, and community reentry and productivity.
    6. Brain Injury Survivors: Narratives of Rehabilitation and Healing
    Laura S. Lorenz
    This book is about lived experience with acquired brain injury, or any injury to the brain that occurs after birth and rsults in impairments in cognitive, physical, or emotional functioning. Lorenz also tackles the systemic problems undercutting the quality of current medical and social support. Moving beyond ABI, her work encourages a fresh approach to the patient-provider relationship for people with a wide range of disabilities.
    7. Brain Storms: Recovery From Traumatic Brain Injury
    John W. Cassidy, M.D.
    In this book you'll learn how the brain works, categories of symptoms, rehabilitation possibilities and problems, why there is hope, painful aspects of injury, state of the art treatment possibilities, the future and research.
    8. Cerebral Blood Flow, Metabolism, and Head Trauma
    Christia W. Kreipke and Jose A. Rafols
    The overall goal of this book is to present the most current information known about head trauma and to expose areas where we may be deficient in understanding the nuances of TBI.
    9. Clinical Assessment of Malingering and Deception
    Richard Rogers
    This book provides essential tools for understanding and assessing malingering and other response styles in forensic and clinical contexts.
    10. Clinical Neuroanatomy Made Ridiculously simple
    Stephen Goldberg, M.D.
    A book intended to help medical students rapidly master that part of neuroanatomy that is essential to clinical care.
    11. Cognitive Neuroscience
    Marie T. Banich and Rebecca J. Compton
    This accessible yet thorough text highlights the most important theoretical, conceptual, and methodological issues in cognitive neuroscience.
    12. Concussive Brain Trauma: Neurobehavioral Impairments and Maladaptation
    Rolland S. Parker
    An in-depth, authoritative guide to closed head injury and traumatic brain injury. This book aids the concerned practitioner in rendering a more compete and accurate Assessment, recognizing gaps in prior documentation, and conducting a more complete examination and acquiring omitted information.
    13. Coping with Concussion and Mild Traumatic Brain Injury
    Diane Roberts Stoler, Ed.D. Barbara Albers Hill
    Dr. Roberts sets out to cover every aspect of concussion and mild traumatic brain injury.
    14. Executive Functions
    Russell A. Barkley
    A book that begins by reviewing the limitations of current views of executive functions, including the lack of a consensus definition and the poor ecological validity of psychometric Assessment approaches.
    15. Foundations of Sport-Related Brain Injuries
    Semyon M. Slobounov and Wayne J. Sebastianelli
    This reference book provides the cumulative effort of world-known experts in the field to summarize current insights and controversies about concussions in athletics.
    16. Head Games Football's Concussion Crisis
    Christopher Nowinski
    In this book Nowinski exposes how nearly every child playing football is affected by a concussion. He shows parents, players, and coaches what a concussion is, how to identify its symptoms, and when it is safe to return to the field. Most important, he shows how the game should be changed before anyone else's life is altered forever.
    17. lesión Cerebral: Es Un Viaje Una Guía Para Familias
    Flora Hammond, M.D and Tami guerrier, C.T.R.S./L.
    Este manual fue compilado para dar a las familias información acerca de lesiones cerebrales, ayudar a las familias entender quien está envuelto en el proceso de rehabilitación, y más.
    18. Long Term Rehabilitation for Stroke and TBI
    Beverly Greer
    This book presents the road map for creation of a comprehensive program that offers the solution for long-term care for the handicapped providing proven quality outcomes at a manageable cost. This innovative program points the ay for chronic care treatment giving a viable option for those who are currently left behind.
    19. Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury
    Terje Sundstrøm, Per-Olof Grände, Teemu Luoto, Christina Rosenlund, Johan Undén, Knut Gustav Wester
    This book is a practical, comprehensive guide to the treatment of patients (both adults and children) with severe head injuries, from the time of initial contact through to the rehabilitation center.
    20. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Episodic Symptoms and Treatment
    Richard J. Roberts and Mary Ann Roberts
    This book has the goal of of improving care for some of the ``miserable minority`` of adult and pediatric patients who sustain mild traumatic brain injury or brain concussion.
    21. Memory Rehabilitation
    Barbara A. Wilson
    This volume reviews state-of-the-art theory and research in memory rehabilitation and their applications in everyday clinical practice.
    22. Manual of Traumatic Brain Injury Assessment and Management
    Felise S. Zollman
    A comprehensive evidence-based guide to brain injury diagnosis, treatment, and recovery, delivered in a succinct format designed for targeted access to essential content.
    23. Mild Traumatic Brain Injury: Symptom Validity Assessment and Malingering
    Dominic A. Carone and Shane S. Bush
    This book is specifically devoted to symptom validity Assessment with individuals with a known or suspected history of mild traumatic brain injury.
    24. Narrative Approaches to Brain Injury
    Stephen Weatherhead and David Todd
    This book takes a philosophically different approach to many current neurorehabilitation topics, and challenges the reader to question their own position.
    25. Neuropsychological Assessment
    Muriel Deutsch Lezak
    This edition provides a comprehensive review of the major neurobehavioral disorders associated with brain dysfunction and injury, and also a detailed overview of Assessment practices and issues.
    26. Nolte's The Human Brain: An Introduction to its Functional Anatomy
    Todd W. Vanderan and Douglas J. Gould
    A book that helps demystify the complexities of the gross anatomy of the brain, spinal cord, an brainstem.
    27. Nutrition for Brain Health Fighting Dementia
    Laura Town, Karen Kassel, and Amanda Boyle
    This book in particular examines how food, drink, and diet may work together to slow the progression of dementia, including Alzheimer's disease.
    28. Optimizing Cognitive Rehabilitation
    McKay Moore Sohlberg and Lyn S. Turkstra
    The volume provides a framework for assessing patients with different cognitive profiles and identifying appropriate treatment targets.
    29. Psychotherapy After Brain Injury
    Pamela S. Klonoff
    This book presents hands-on tools for addressing the multiple ways that brain injury can affect psychological functioning and well-being. The author is a leader in the field who translates her extensive clinical experience into clear-cut yet flexible guidelines that therapists can adapt for different challenges and settings.
    30. Rein In Your Brain
    Cynthia M. Tuohy
    This book offers ten tools for breaking the cycle of impulsivity. By incorporating these tools into your daily interactions, your relationships can move from those of conflict to mutual respect and understanding.
    31. Staff Development and Clinical Intervention in Brain Injury Rehabilitation
    Charles J. Durjin, Nancy D. Schmidt, and L. Jeanne Fryer
    This book will be for training initiatives that enhance staff skills in a number of clinical areas, offer techniques for strengthening teamwork and collaboration, provide greater insights for personal and professional growth, and outline methods for building rehabilitation services that are responsive o consumers needs.
    32. Staff Development and Clinical Intervention in Brain Injury Rehabilitation
    Charles J. Durjin, Nancy D. Schmidt, and L. Jeanne Fryer
    This book will be for training initiatives that enhance staff skills in a number of clinical areas, offer techniques for strengthening teamwork and collaboration, provide greater insights for personal and professional growth, and outline methods for building rehabilitation services that are responsive o consumers needs.
    33. The Brain: Nervous System
    Seymour Simon
    This book has photographs of extraordinary views of the brain and nervous system along with descriptions.
    34. The Society For Treatment of Coma
    Jiro Mukawa and Tetsuo Kanno
    This book talks of the treatment for PVS, how to make a definite diagnosis, how to treat, how to support the families, and how to settle social background.
    35. Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury
    Cristina Morganti-Kossmann, Ramesh Raghupathi, and Andrew Maas
    This book cover the medical and pathological issues related to neurotrauma, and its often devastating consequences.
    36. Traumatic Brain Injury: A clinician's guide to diagnosis, management, and rehabilitation
    Jack W. Tsao
    This book features summaries of the most pertinent areas of diagnosis and therapy, which can be readily accessed by the busy clinician/professional.