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Author Fairclough, Philip L., 1951-

Title Living with brain injury / Philip L. Fairclough.

Imprint London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2002.

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Description 1 online resource (173 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Living with Brain Injury; Contents; Dedication; Preface; 1 My Introduction to Brain Injury; 2 Brain Injury -- The Facts and Some Statistics; 3 The Symptoms -- The First Few Days; 4 Coping with Your Feelings; 5 Home Care or Care Unit? The Big Dilemma; 6 The First Few Weeks -- From the Rehabilitation Unit to Home; 7 Long-Term Problems; 8 Sufferers Can Help Themselves; 9 Learning from the Experience of Brain Injury; 10 Caring -- How to Cope; 11 Useful Information and Sources; 12 What of the Future? Some Hopes and Aspirations; In Conclusion; References and Further Reading; Useful Addresses.
Summary On November 7th 1994, Philip Fairclough fell fifteen feet from a ladder onto a concrete patio. The impact caused massive trauma to his head and the subsequent brain damage he suffered has radically changed his life. At first unable to dress himself, cross roads or tell the time, Philip underwent an intensive course of rehabilitation and occupational therapy, which slowly restored the lost skills that he had once taken for granted. His account tells of the hurdles he faced and overcame while in residence at a rehabilitation centre, the difficulties of readapting to family life, and finally the.
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Subject Fairclough, Philip L., 1951- -- Health.
Fairclough, Philip L., 1951-
Fairclough, Philip L., 1951-
Brain damage -- Patients -- Rehabilitation -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Brain -- Wounds and injuries -- Complications -- Patients -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Brain Damage, Chronic.
Brain Injuries.
Genre/Form Personal Narratives.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Fairclough, Philip L., 1951- Living with brain injury. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2002 1843100592 (DLC) 2002016245 (OCoLC)50006564
ISBN 1417553812 (electronic bk.)
9781417553815 (electronic bk.)