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Living with brain injury [electronic resource] / Philip L. Fairclough.

By: Fairclough, Philip L, 1951-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2002Description: 1 online resource (173 p.) : ill.ISBN: 1417553812 (electronic bk.); 9781417553815 (electronic bk.); 1846422035; 9781846422034; 1280537876; 9781280537875.Subject(s): Fairclough, Philip L., 1951- -- Health | Brain damage -- Patients -- Great Britain -- Rehabilitation -- Biography | Brain -- Wounds and injuries -- Complications -- Patients -- Great Britain -- Biography | Brain Damage, Chronic -- rehabilitation -- Personal Narratives | Brain Injuries -- rehabilitation -- Personal Narratives | MEDICAL -- Surgery -- Neurosurgery | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- MedicalGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Living with brain injury.DDC classification: 617.4/81044/083 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Living with Brain Injury; Contents; Dedication; Preface; 1 My Introduction to Brain Injury; 2 Brain Injury -- The Facts and Some Statistics; 3 The Symptoms -- The First Few Days; 4 Coping with Your Feelings; 5 Home Care or Care Unit? The Big Dilemma; 6 The First Few Weeks -- From the Rehabilitation Unit to Home; 7 Long-Term Problems; 8 Sufferers Can Help Themselves; 9 Learning from the Experience of Brain Injury; 10 Caring -- How to Cope; 11 Useful Information and Sources; 12 What of the Future? Some Hopes and Aspirations; In Conclusion; References and Further Reading; Useful Addresses.
Summary: On November 7th 1994, Philip Fairclough fell fifteen feet from a ladder onto a concrete patio. The impact caused massive trauma to his head and the subsequent brain damage he suffered has radically changed his life. At first unable to dress himself, cross roads or tell the time, Philip underwent an intensive course of rehabilitation and occupational therapy, which slowly restored the lost skills that he had once taken for granted. His account tells of the hurdles he faced and overcame while in residence at a rehabilitation centre, the difficulties of readapting to family life, and finally the.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Living with Brain Injury; Contents; Dedication; Preface; 1 My Introduction to Brain Injury; 2 Brain Injury -- The Facts and Some Statistics; 3 The Symptoms -- The First Few Days; 4 Coping with Your Feelings; 5 Home Care or Care Unit? The Big Dilemma; 6 The First Few Weeks -- From the Rehabilitation Unit to Home; 7 Long-Term Problems; 8 Sufferers Can Help Themselves; 9 Learning from the Experience of Brain Injury; 10 Caring -- How to Cope; 11 Useful Information and Sources; 12 What of the Future? Some Hopes and Aspirations; In Conclusion; References and Further Reading; Useful Addresses.

On November 7th 1994, Philip Fairclough fell fifteen feet from a ladder onto a concrete patio. The impact caused massive trauma to his head and the subsequent brain damage he suffered has radically changed his life. At first unable to dress himself, cross roads or tell the time, Philip underwent an intensive course of rehabilitation and occupational therapy, which slowly restored the lost skills that he had once taken for granted. His account tells of the hurdles he faced and overcame while in residence at a rehabilitation centre, the difficulties of readapting to family life, and finally the.

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Living with brain injury by Fairclough, Philip L., ©2002
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