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Stroke diaries a guide for survivors and their families

Olajide. Williams

2010

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  • Title:
    Stroke diaries a guide for survivors and their families
  • Author: Olajide. Williams
  • Description: CONTENTS; PART ONE: Causes, Prevention, and Emergency Treatment of Stroke; EPISODE ONE: The Stroke that Came between Them; EPISODE TWO: The Man Who Did Not Take His Medicine; EPISODE THREE: A Wise Man Fails to Recognize the Signs; EPISODE FOUR: A Stroke Saved His Life; EPISODE FIVE: A Stroke that Occurred during Sex; EPISODE SIX: The Aftermath of Her Life-Threatening Stroke; PART TWO: Unusual and Underrecognized Stroke Syndromes: Clinical Manifestations, Causes, and Treatment; EPISODE SEVEN: Ondine's Curse; EPISODE EIGHT: A Stroke that Exiled Her Left Side of Space
    EPISODE NINE: An Unknown White Male Who Could Only Blink His EyesEPISODE TEN: A Stroke that Turned Him Into a Living Statue; EPISODE ELEVEN: Man in a Barrel; EPISODE TWELVE: The Circle of Dementia; PART THREE: Psychosocial and Physical Challenges After Stroke; EPISODE THIRTEEN: Sex After Stroke; EPISODE FOURTEEN: The Terror of Crossing the Street; EPISODE FIFTEEN: The Accommodator-A Caregiver's Point of Giving up; PART FOUR: Recovery from Severe Stroke; EPISODE SIXTEEN: Abiku: Breaking the Curse of Childhood Death; EPISODE SEVENTEEN: The Lazarus Phenomenon: A Miraculous Outcome after Stroke
    EPILOGUEBIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX; A; B; C; D; E; F; H; I; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; V; W
    A woman recounts the horror of waking up paralyzed, unable to call for help. A man has a mini-stroke and refuses to listen to his doctor, only to suffer a disabling stroke soon after. A physician recalls watching a tiny baby in the throws of a stroke, convulsing violently. A survivor rejoices after finally crossing the street before the pedestrian lights change back. Blending such highly personal and moving stories with crystal clear medical commentary based on first-hand clinical experience, Dr. Olajide Williams demystifies this potentially devastating illness and provides a roadmap to recove
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press
  • Format: 1 online resource (168 p.).
  • Identifier: ISBN 1-282-50121-6;ISBN 9786612501210;ISBN 0-19-974548-X
  • Subjects: Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients; Cerebrovascular disease -- Patients -- Rehabilitation; Electronic books
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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