Understanding and Dealing with Stroke, Paperback

Understanding and Dealing with Stroke Paperback


It is estimated that there are up to 30 strokes every minute throughout the world.* A stroke can be fatal or disabling, while others are purely temporary with a recovery time of less than 24 hours.

Whatever the case, a stroke is always serious and as well as having physical and mental consequences for the sufferer, it can also have a significant effect on other family members.

This book gives the basic information needed to understand what a stroke is, how to spot the risk factors that may contribute to a stroke, and how to take steps to deal with the repercussions, including details on: * What happens in a stroke * The different types of stroke * Stroke recovery and rehabilitation * Medication and aids and equipment for independent living *Source: World Stroke Campaign


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128 pages, illustrations
  • Publisher: Summersdale Publishers
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Cardiovascular medicine
  • ISBN: 9781849533904



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