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Successfully surviving a brain injury : a family guidebook : from the emergency room to selecting a rehabilitation facility

Author: Garry Prowe
Publisher: Gainesville, FL : Brain Injury Success Books, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This book--which is based upon the experience of hundreds of people living with a brain injury, their families, and the medical professionals who treat them--will answer many of your questions. It will teach you: the basics of brain injury and the recovery and rehabilitation processes ; the wide range of impairments caused by a brain injury ; ways to make this stressful and exhausting time easier for you and your  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Popular Works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Garry Prowe
ISBN: 9780984197439 0984197435
OCLC Number: 595027968
Description: 246 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
How to use this book --
A momentary lapse of attention --
Brain injury basics #1 --
The litany of uncertainty --
Brain injury basics #2 --
A tsunami of emotions --
How to succeed as a caregiver --
Waiting, watching, hoping --
Paying the bills --
Trapped in the fog --
Life with a brain injury --
In limbo --
An introduction to rehabilitation --
Eleven years later.
Responsibility: Garry Prowe ; foreword by Susan H. Connors.

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"This book--which is based upon the experience of hundreds of people living with a brain injury, their families, and the medical professionals who treat them--will answer many of your questions. It will teach you: the basics of brain injury and the recovery and rehabilitation processes ; the wide range of impairments caused by a brain injury ; ways to make this stressful and exhausting time easier for you and your family ; what you need to know about health insurance and disability pay ; how a case manager and an attorney can help you ; the factors that influence how well someone recovers from a brain injury ; how to access the wide range of resources available to the families of brain injury survivors"--Page 4 of cover.

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