Short Tilte:The agitated brain injured patient. Part 2: Pathophysiology and treatment
Journal:Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Year, Volume, Issue, Page(s):97, 78, 2, 213-220
Examines potential underlying mechanisms and common intervention strategies for management of agitation after brain injury. Discusses probable pathophysiologic mechanisms of posttraumatic agitation and reviews common behavioral and pharmacologic methods of treatment. This document is included in NCDDR's Guide to Traumatic Brain Injury Resources Produced by NIDRR Grantees, number C.46.