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Author Daisley, Audrey.

Title Head Injury : the Facts.

Publication Info. Oxford : OUP Oxford, 2008.


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Description 1 online resource (382 pages)
Contents Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Contributors; Preface; Acknowledgments; Foreword; 1 Coping with head injury: introduction and overview; 2 How the brain works and how it is damaged; 3 Treatment and recovery after head injury; 4 Changes in physical functioning; 5 Changes in thinking skills; 6 Changes in speech, language, and communication; 7 Changes in emotions and behaviour; 8 Changes in sexual functioning; 9 Family issues after head injury; 10 Helping children cope with head injury in the family; 11 The longer term; Appendix 1 Resources and further reading.
Appendix 2 Information for younger children (aged 7-10)Appendix 3 Information for young people (aged 11-15); Glossary; Index.
Summary Head injury affects approximately 1 in 300 families in England and Wales. It happens 'out of the blue' - without warning and therefore can be a bewildering and frightening experience, and frequently has a dramatic and sometimes devastating effect on the lives of the people involved. The sudden onset and the uncertainty surrounding recovery means that head injury often presents families with a wide array of emotions such as fear, guilt and sadness. With no previous experiences toguide them, people with head injury and their families can feel overwhelmed. This book begins with essential informat.
Note Print version record.
Subject Brain damage -- Popular works.
Brain Damage, Chronic -- Popular works.
MEDICAL -- Otorhinolaryngology.
MEDICAL -- Surgery -- Neurosurgery.
Brain damage. (OCoLC)fst00837716
Genre/Form Popular works. (OCoLC)fst01423846
Added Author Tams, Rachel.
Kischka, Udo.
Other Form: Print version: Daisley, Audrey. Head Injury : The Facts. Oxford : OUP Oxford, ©2008 9780199218226
ISBN 9780191551147 (electronic bk.)
0191551147 (electronic bk.)
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