a diary of recovery by Douglas Ritchie

Publisher: Faber in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 184 Downloads: 241
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  • Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- Biography

Edition Notes

StatementWith a foreword by Barbara Wootton.
LC ClassificationsRC388.5 .R5 1966
The Physical Object
Pagination3-184 p.
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6016211M
LC Control Number66073946

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Stroke is the 5th leading cause of death and the number one cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States, with about million stroke survivors alive today. What causes a stroke? There are two types of stroke: hemorrhagic and ischemic. A hemorrhagic stroke occurs when brain arteries rupture. May 03,  · A TIA is a warning sign of a future stroke. A TIA is a medical emergency, just like a major stroke. Strokes and TIAs require emergency care. Call right away if you feel signs of a stroke or see symptoms in someone around you. There is no way to know in the beginning whether symptoms are from a TIA or from a major type of stroke. Jan 30,  · Not even a massive stroke could keep Marie Bartoletti from running the world. Boston. Tokyo. Dublin. Berlin. Rome. Jerusalem. Chicago. New York City. In Author: Stephanie Hacke. Stroke definition is - to rub gently in one direction; also: caress. How to use stroke in a sentence.

Stroke rehabilitation can help you regain independence and improve your quality of life. The severity of stroke complications and each person's ability to recover vary widely. Researchers have found that people who participate in a focused stroke rehabilitation program perform better than most people who don't have stroke rehabilitation.

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The book begins with a couple of chapters of her background prior to the stroke and then progresses to the day of the stroke. Her recounting of the day of the stroke is filled with incredible detail, especially considering the mental deterioration she was by: May 15,  · Designed for use by busy professionals who need quick answers, this revised and updated second edition of The Stroke Book is a concise and practical reference for anyone involved in managing critically ill cerebrovascular patients.5/5(2).

Taylor later wrote in her book, My Stroke of Insight. As a Harvard-trained brain scientist, Taylor knew far more about the brain, and strokes, than most people. The "stroke" in "Stroke Book" is the frequent use of such periodicals to achieve sexual fantasy, arousal, and usually solo sex, that is, manual stimulation or masturbation to orgasm on the reader's part.

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Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. Continued Treatments for Communication Problems. It’s best to start rehab as quickly as possible after a stroke. Speech and language therapists can help with many types of communication problems. Apr 22,  · About this book.

Stroke is a leading cause of disability and death. Early and rapid diagnosis of stroke is essential for identifying the optimum treatment strategy. Recurrence can be prevented if the underlying mechanism is understood. The earlier appropriate rehabilitation programmes can be started, the better the chance of a strong recovery.

Designed for use by busy professionals who need quick answers, this revised and updated second edition of The Stroke Book is a concise and practical reference for anyone involved in managing critically ill cerebrovascular patients.

Covers a wide range of common conditions such as ischemic and. You can prevent another heart attack or stroke. You may not see the risk of another heart attack or ischemic stroke, but you can reduce the chances of having another one. Talk to your doctor about a prevention plan which may include medications, such as aspirin, and.

Stroke Patient Education Workbook A Guide to Understanding Stroke This workbook is designed to help you become a well-informed participant in your health care decisions regarding your stroke. We hope this will help you better understand stroke and guide you through your recovery and rehabilitation.

Jill Bolte Taylor got a research opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: She had a massive stroke, and watched as her brain functions -- motion, speech, self-awareness -- shut down one by one. An astonishing story. Comprehensive Stroke Center in St. Louis, MO.

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Torbey July Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. Close this message to accept cookies or find out how to manage your cookie settings. My Stroke of Insight.

Following her experience with stroke, in Bolte Taylor came out with the initial edition of her book My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientist's Personal Journey, about her recovery from the stroke and the insights she has gained into the workings of her brain because of May 4, (age 60), Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.

When it comes to spotting stroke and getting help, the faster, the better. That's because prompt treatment may make the difference between life and death — or the difference between a full recovery and long-term disability.

Use our downloadable library of F.A.S.T resources to teach others as well. F-face drooping A-arm weakness S- speech T-time. Offered in print, online, and downloadable formats, this updated edition of Stroke: Pathophysiology, Diagnosis, and Management delivers convenient access to the latest research findings and management approaches for cerebrovascular disease.

Picking up from where J. Mohr and colleagues left off, a new team of editors — Drs. Grotta, Albers, Broderick, Kasner, Lo, Mendelow, Sacco, and Wong. This book covers stroke prevention, management and recovery in nine clear and illustrated chapters.

Books written from personal experience Also see some of the titles listed under Rehabilitation and self-help. A Stroke of Misfortune John Greenridge Paperback,AuthorHouse UK This book is written by the husband and carer of a stroke survivor.

Healing the Broken Brain Authors. Leading the project was Dr. Mike Dow, a celebrated psychotherapist who recently hit the NY Times best-seller list with “The Brain Fog Fix.”Mike shares his expertise throughout the book with mindful meditations, nutritional advice, and his own story of watching his brother recover from stroke.

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May 26,  · Rarely does a book come along that is so moving and inspirational that it is hard to put down and at the same time thought provoking. 'My Stroke of Insight' is told in the unique voice of a brain scientist who had a stroke and prevailed and even lived a better life because of this experience/5.

My Stroke of Insight: A Brain Scientistʼs Personal Journey, () is a New York Times bestselling and award-winning book written by Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor, a Harvard-trained and published it, she tells of her experience in of having a stroke in her left hemisphere and how the human brain creates our perception of reality and includes tips about how Dr.

Taylor rebuilt Author: Jill Bolte Taylor. This book is a unique source of practical information for frontline providers of care for stroke patients. It focuses on patient management—from stroke prevention through acute stroke management, through chronic care—and offers how-to guidance on implementing diagnostic and treatment protocols.

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Stroke Survivor. 14K likes. This is a community for survivors, caregivers and supporters. Yes, I too, am a survivor ♥Followers: 15K. Unfortunately, The Stroke Book also has a number of major flaws.

Neuroimaging plays a critical role in the diagnosis and management of patients with acute stroke, and Chapter 7, covering CT in acute stroke, is excellent. However, neuroimaging is otherwise poorly presented.

Chapter 8, covering MR imaging in acute stroke, is particularly weak. Comprehensive, expert clinical guidance enables you to recognize the clinical manifestations of stroke, use the latest laboratory and imaging studies to arrive at a diagnosis, and generate an effective medical and surgical treatment plan.; Abundant full-color CT images and pathology slides help you make efficient and accurate diagnoses.

The Stroke Rehab e-book is a great resource for patients and caregivers with exercise demonstrations, multiple resources, and answers to commonly answered questions.

Stroke Rehab e-book: A Guide for Patients & Caregivers. The Spanish-language toolkit on stroke is designed to be used by lay health educators (promotores de salud), community leaders, and health care professionals to educate Hispanics about the signs of stroke and the importance of calling promptly.

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Jill's Book TED Talk, February Dr. Jill with Oprah, April Learn about stroke through the Resources page, where you can read (and memorize) Dr. Jill's Warning Signs of Stroke. You can also learn more about the references Dr.

Jill cites in her book and lectures about the different characteristics in the left and right hemispheres.Stroke Association.likes · 3, talking about this.

We are the Stroke Association. We believe together we can conquer stroke /5().