Coma and Disorders of Consciousness

 
 
Springer (Verlag)
  • 2. Auflage
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  • erschienen am 12. Juni 2018
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • XVII, 276 Seiten
978-3-319-85791-6 (ISBN)
 

This revised and expanded second edition discusses the assessment and treatment of patients recovering from coma and disorders of consciousness. Besides diagnostic, prognostic and ethical issues, this book describes well-established techniques and procedures, and also techniques under development. New chapters include consciousness theories, issues relating to long-term care, and neuromodulation treatments.

Coma and Disorders of Consciousness, Second Edition is a comprehensive review of the field for clinicians and researchers, regardless of whether they are already familiar with the difficult but exciting field of disorders of consciousness.

Softcover reprint of the original 2nd ed. 2018
  • Englisch
  • Cham
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  • Schweiz
Springer International Publishing
  • Broschur/Paperback
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  • Klebebindung
  • 9
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  • 30 s/w Tabellen, 20 farbige Abbildungen, 9 s/w Abbildungen
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  • Bibliography; 30 Tables, black and white; 20 Illustrations, color; 9 Illustrations, black and white
  • Höhe: 23.5 cm
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  • Breite: 15.5 cm
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  • Dicke: 0 mm
  • 615 gr
978-3-319-85791-6 (9783319857916)
10.1007/978-3-319-55964-3
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Caroline Schnakers and Steven Laureys

Coma Science Group

Cyclotron Research Centre

University of Liege

Liège, Belgium

Consciousness theories.- Behavioral assessment and diagnosis of disorders of consciousness.- Prognosis in disorders of consciousness.- Neuroimaging in disorders of consciousness.- Electrophysiology in disorders of consciousness.- Caregivers burnout in disorders of consciousness.- Spasticity in disorders of consciousness.- Feasibility of oral feeding in patients with disorders of consciousness.- Sleep in disorders of consciousness.- Sensory stimulation program.- Pharmacological treatments.- Neuromodulation treatments.- Long term care in disorders of consciousness.- Ethics in disorders of consciousness.- Near Death Experience.- Future perspectives of clinical coma science.

This revised and expanded second edition discusses the assessment and treatment of patients recovering from coma and disorders of consciousness. Besides diagnostic, prognostic and ethical issues, this book describes well-established techniques and procedures, and also techniques under development. New chapters include consciousness theories, issues relating to long-term care, and neuromodulation treatments.



Coma and Disorders of Consciousness, Second Edition is a comprehensive review of the field for clinicians and researchers, regardless of whether they are already familiar with the difficult but exciting field of disorders of consciousness.
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