The Stroke Book

The Stroke Book

A Guide to Life After Stroke for Survivors and Those Who Care for Them

eBook - 2005
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Penguin Putnam
An indispensable guide for victims of stroke and their caregivers, from the authors of The Diabetic's Total Health and Happiness Book.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, an American suffers a stroke every forty-five seconds. More than 700,000 Americans each year find themselves struggling to recover from this affliction. June Biermann, a former stroke victim herself, and her coauthor-and caregiver -Barbara Toohey offer a sensitive and essential guide for sufferers and those who care for them. The Stroke Book provides readers with:

- analyses of the latest developments in stroke therapy;
- tips for creating a smart nutritional plan post-stroke;
- information on managing complex rehabilitation needs;
- ways stroke victims can reclaim their quality of life following a stroke, and how caregivers can manage their own stress.

With stroke now the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States, Biermann and Toohey's optimistic, user-friendly guide to living well after an attack is a vital tool for recovery.
An indispensable guide for victims of stroke and their caregivers, from the authors of The Diabetic's Total Health and Happiness Book.

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, an American suffers a stroke every forty-five seconds. More than 700,000 Americans each year find themselves struggling to recover from this affliction. June Biermann, a former stroke victim herself, and her coauthor-and caregiver -Barbara Toohey offer a sensitive and essential guide for sufferers and those who care for them. The Stroke Book provides readers with:

- analyses of the latest developments in stroke therapy;
- tips for creating a smart nutritional plan post-stroke;
- information on managing complex rehabilitation needs;
- ways stroke victims can reclaim their quality of life following a stroke, and how caregivers can manage their own stress.

With stroke now the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States, Biermann and Toohey's optimistic, user-friendly guide to living well after an attack is a vital tool for recovery.

Random House, Inc.
An indispensable, sensitive guide for stroke sufferers and those who care for them

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control, an American suffers a stroke every forty-five seconds. More than 700,000 Americans each year find themselves struggling to recover from this affliction—and many hundreds of thousands more are there to help them mend.

June Biermann, a stroke survivor, and her coauthor—and caregiver—Barbara Toohey, authors of the bestsellingDiabetic's Total Health and Happiness Book, offer this essential source for those recovering from a stroke and those providing them with support.

The Stroke Book offers readers:

- Clear explanations of the science of this often misunderstood condition
- Information on what to expect at the hospital and in rehabilitation
- Analyses of encouraging new developments in stroke therapy, including basic and alternative therapies, and traditional and cutting-edge medications
- Advice on coping with complex rehabilitation needs, including adjustments for nutrition, mobility, and everyday living, and on understanding after-stroke emotional and cognitive changes
- Suggestions for preventing future strokes
- Information on how people recovering from a stroke can reclaim their independence and quality of life—and how caregivers can manage their own stresses and sorrows
- Heartening words on keeping hope alive with patience and fortitude, and the curative power of humor
- Inspiring stories of the stroke and recovery experiences of well-known individuals

With stroke now the leading cause of serious, long-term disability in the United States, Biermann and Toohey's optimistic, user-friendly guide to living well after an attack is a vital tool for recovery.

Baker & Taylor
A valuable handbook for victims of stroke and their caregivers furnishes up-to-date information on the latest developments in stroke therapy, managing complex rehabilitation needs, developing a smart nutritional program, ways victims can reclaim their quality of life, and how caregivers can manage the stress of caring for a loved one. Original. 15,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, 2005
ISBN: 9781440646232
1440646236
9781440649790
1440649790
9781440648908
1440648905
Additional Contributors: Toohey, Barbara

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