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Stroke and the Family

A New Guide

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$32.50 • £26.95 • €29.50

ISBN 9780674016675

Publication Date: 10/25/2004


288 pages

5-1/2 x 8-1/4 inches

5 halftones, 14 line illustrations

The Harvard University Press Family Health Guides


  • Introduction
  • 1. What Is a Stroke?
  • 2. Finding the Cause of a Stroke
  • 3. Stroke Prevention
  • 4. How the Brain Works
  • 5. Medical Complications after Stroke
  • 6. Recovery and Rehabilitation
  • 7. Stroke in the Young and the Old
  • 8. Impact on Marriage and Relationships
  • 9. Impact on Children and Family
  • 10. Return to Work and Leisure Activities
  • 11. Weakness after Stroke
  • 12. Loss of Sensation or Vision
  • 13. Problems with Memory and Thinking
  • 14. Emotional and Personality Changes
  • 15. Communication Difficulties
  • 16. Swallowing Difficulties
  • 17. Pain and Muscle Spasms
  • 18. Equipment and Home Environment
  • 19. Nontraditional Treatments
  • 20. Understanding Clinical Research
  • Appendix: Resources and Information
  • Index

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