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Hyperbaric Oxygenation for Cerebral Palsy and the Brain Injured Child: A Promising Treatment 1st Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0941332996
ISBN-10: 0941332993
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Dr. Neubauer is correct, and has been right on track for a long time. -- William C. Rader, MD, June 2002

I commend my good friend for his efforts on the importance and value of hyperbaric medicine for cerebral palsy. -- F. Lee Bailey, February 2002

About the Author

Dr. Richard Neubauer is the Medical Director of the Ocean Medical Center in Florida and is internationally recognized as one of the foremost clinical researchers and physicians in the rapidly progressing field of hyperbaric medicine and cerebral palsy. He operates the pediatric division specializing in the neurological applications of hyperbaric oxygenation and the potentially recoverable brain.

A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of The College of William and Mary, he received his medical degree from the University of Virginia. After a successful medical career on the East Coast, he practiced internal medicine for ten years in the Fort Lauderdale area before establishing Ocean Medical Center in 1972.

Results of his scientific studies have been published in many medical journals worldwide, and he has taught educational seminars on the use of hyperbaric medicine for cerebral palsy and the brain injured child in more than 12 countries.


Product Details

  • Hardcover: 166 pages
  • Publisher: Best Publishing; 1 edition (February 1, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0941332993
  • ISBN-13: 978-0941332996
  • Product Dimensions: 6.3 x 0.7 x 9.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 14.4 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,489,118 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Dr. Richard Neubauer has created a must-read for all parents, family members and other caregivers of children with cerebral palsy or other brain injury. He has taken a complex medical subject and explained it such that people without specific medical training can understand. This book is equally suited to readers interested in learning more about either cerebral palsy or traumatic brain injury, with both topics handled well and without confusion. Cerebral palsy is a multi-factorial term for hypoxic brain injury in the peri-birth time period. i.e. in-utero or during the birth process, something causes the interruption of the normal blood supply and oxygen to the brain of the baby. The other type of brain injury in the young child is traumatic - e.g. near drowning, suffocation or motor vehicle/bicycle accident.
"Hyperbaric Oxygenation for Cerebral Palsy and the Brain-Injured Child" excels in meeting one of the most urgent needs of a parent with a recently injured child - the need for factual credible medical information. Dr. Neubauer includes a clear discussion of the underlying physiology of the brain and how it works, followed by the mechanics of cerebral plasy and brain injury that provides a solid foundation for later discussions related to treatment. He then introduces a new and sophisticated diagnostic technique called Single Photon Emission Computer Tomography (SPECT). SPECT scanning is of particular interest with regard to brain-injured children because it represents an opportunity to objectively access brain function in patients with cerebral palsy or brain injury - a capability that adds significant science to what might otherwise be simply anecdotal observations of patient improvement.
It is with this background that Dr.
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