Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy,
Edition 1 Proceedings of the Boston University Alzheimer’s Disease Center Conference
By Andrew E. Budson, MD, Ann C Mckee, MD, Robert C. Cantu, MA, MD, FACS, FACSM and Robert A. Stern, PhD

Publication Date: 15 Aug 2017
Description

Get a thorough, expert overview of the many key facets of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) with this concise, practical resource by Drs. Andrew E. Budson, Ann C. McKee, Robert C. Cantu, and Robert A. Stern. This easy-to-read reference is based on lectures from Boston University’s Alzheimer’s Disease Center’s November 2016 two-day conference on CTE.

Key Features

  • Features a wealth of information on CTE, ideal for neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychologists and other practitioners who see patients with concussions or a history of brain trauma
  • Helps health care providers understand how common concussions and CTE have become in adults of all ages, and how serious are the long-term consequences are if not managed properly
  • Discusses the history, pathology, and genetics of CTE as well as the new criteria, differential diagnosis, and treatment of CTE
  • Consolidates today’s available information and guidance in this timely area into one convenient resource

New Features

  • Features a wealth of information on CTE, ideal for neurologists, neurosurgeons, psychologists and other practitioners who see patients with concussions or a history of brain trauma.
  • Helps health care providers understand how common concussions and CTE have become in adults of all ages, and how serious are the long-term consequences are if not managed properly.
  • Discusses the history, pathology, and genetics of CTE as well as the new criteria, differential diagnosis, and treatment of CTE.
  • Consolidates today’s available information and guidance in this timely area into one convenient resource.
About the author
By Andrew E. Budson, MD, Chief, Cognitive & Behavioral Neurology and Associate Chief of Staff for Education, Veterans Affairs Boston Healthcare System Professor of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Newton, MA Newton U.S.A; Ann C Mckee, MD; Robert C. Cantu, MA, MD, FACS, FACSM, Chief, Neurosurgery Service, Director, Service of Sports Medicine, Emerson Hospital, Concord, MA, Medical Director, National Center for Catastrophic, Sports Injury Research, Chapel Hill, NC; Robert A. Stern, PhD, Professor of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anatomy & Neurobiology; Clinical Core Director, BU Alzheimer’s Disease; Director of Clinical Research, BU CTE Center and Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
Book Reviews

"I enjoyed this book and learned a lot from it. Anyone who has an interest in this topic can get baseline knowledge of CTE as well as our current understanding of it." Reviewed by Courtney White, MD (Thomas Jefferson University) Doody's Score: 96, 4 Stars!

Book details
ISBN: 9780323544252
Page Count: 198
Retail Price : £74.99