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A Dented Image: Journeys of Recovery from Subarachnoid Haemorrhage Alison Wertheimer

A Dented Image: Journeys of Recovery from Subarachnoid Haemorrhage

Alison Wertheimer

Published January 1st 2008
ISBN : 9781281457660
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Every year, 8,500 people in the UK will have a subarachnoid haemorrhage, of whom about 50 per cent will survive this traumatic brain injury which often occurs without warning. Survivors can make a good neurological recovery but the psychosocialMoreEvery year, 8,500 people in the UK will have a subarachnoid haemorrhage, of whom about 50 per cent will survive this traumatic brain injury which often occurs without warning. Survivors can make a good neurological recovery but the psychosocial impact can be longer lasting.Drawing from her own experience of surviving a subarachnoid haemorrhage, together with other peoples journeys of recovery and recent research findings, Alison Wertheimer covers:themes of recovery leaving neurocare and early days of recovery looking for help physical, sensory and cognitive effects the emotional impact of subarachnoid haemorrhage the survivor s relationship with family and friends returning to work what helped the survivors with their recovery subarachnoid haemorrhage as a life-changing event.A Dented Image will be of interest to a wide-ranging audience: survivors and their families and friends- health professionals working with people recovering from acute brain injury in hospital and community-based services including doctors, nurses, psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and other members of rehabilitation teams. It may also be of interest to people recovering from other traumatic illnesses or injuries.