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After a Stroke: 500 Tips for Living Well 2ed

by Cleo Hutton Demos Health
Pub Date:
09/2016
ISBN:
9781936303960
Format:
Pbk 168 pages
Price:
AU$24.99 NZ$26.08
Product Status: In Stock Now
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An essential resource for all stroke survivors and their families and caregivers.   


 


Updated and expanded new edition of the popular resource written by a stroke survivor who has spent 24 years helping other survivors live life to the fullest potential., "After a Stroke: 500 Tips for Living Well" is filled with practical tips and support to help you cope with the lifestyle changes that come in the wake of a stroke. This book will show you how to:


 


Get the medical care you need


 


Become familiar with robotics and other modern tools to help prevent spasticity and make daily life easier


 


Navigate personal relationships as one partner becomes a survivor and another a caregiver


 


Incorporate alternative and integrative therapies into your recovery


 


Connect with organizations and outreach centers for stroke patients


 


Get the most out of home care


 


Cut through rhetoric with frank, candid, and truthful answers to Frequently Asked Questions   


 


The second edition includes five totally new chapters, and covers the latest in stroke prevention, medical treatment, and rehabilitation to help survivors transition from being a patient to returning to a life well-lived. "

"If you have had a stroke or take care of a person with a stroke, you will want this book handy. Full of practical suggestions for daily living, it emphasizes the importance of a can-do attitude, and will help you find a way to solve the challenges that arise."


--Jordan Grafman, PhD, Director of Brain Injury Research, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

Cleo Huttonis the coauthor of Striking Back at Stroke: A Doctor-Patient Journal. She is a well-respected author, speaker, nurse and advocate for stroke awareness and recovery. She is also a stroke survivor.