This book focuses on
the Traumatic brain injury pathobiology as well as on the recent developments in
advanced diagnostics and acute management. The presented topics encompass
personal experience and visions of the chapter contributors as well as an
extensive analysis of the TBI literature. The book is addressed to a broad
audience of readers from students to practicing clinicians.
The object of
this book is to set forth in practical form, on the basis of the Case System,
certain fundamental facts regarding the symptomatology, diagnosis, treatment and pathological findings in the more
frequent disorders of the nervous system.
This note covers the following topics:
Meninge, Ventricles, Subarchnoid space and CSF, head injury, cells of the
nervous system, neural development, Ascending Somatosensory pathways, descending
motor pathways, autonomic nervous system, cerebellum, basal ganglia and related
disorders, spinal cord and spinal injury, brainstem and cranial nerves, the
Frontal lobes, The Parietal lobes, the temporal lobes: language areas of the
cortex, the memory system and dementia: CNS blood supply and stroke.