The Resource Different Strokes : an Intimate Memoir for Stroke Survivors, Families, and Care Givers, (ebook)

Different Strokes : an Intimate Memoir for Stroke Survivors, Families, and Care Givers, (ebook)

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Different Strokes : an Intimate Memoir for Stroke Survivors, Families, and Care Givers
Title
Different Strokes
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an Intimate Memoir for Stroke Survivors, Families, and Care Givers
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eng
Summary
Strokes are the third-leading cause of death in America, and for the 'lucky' stroke victims who don't die, about half will spend the rest of their lives trying to recover. Roughly 700,000 American suffer a stroke each year and around 140,000 of them are fatal. Different Strokes is an in-depth look at what surviving, or not surviving, a stroke can mean. And Steven Boorstein should know-at age fifty-two, he suffered a stroke after a hit on the ski slopes of Vail. Part-memoir, part-how-to, Steven Boorstein's book will help you to recover from a stroke, whether you were the victim of one or had to watch a loved one suffer. Dividing the book into three distinct sections, Boorstein first focuses on his personal experience with a stroke, how he recovered, and his controversial use of medical marijuana to help resurrect his damaged mind and wracked body. The second part of this book explores how others have dealt with a stroke. Hear first-hand from stroke survivors and their loved ones about what effect a stroke had on their marriage, sex life, careers, relationships (with children, relatives, strangers), and more. The finale of the book covers tools and helpful resources-therapies, therapeutic tools, and exercises; organizations for survivors; and key words-for people who have had a stroke, been diagnosed as being at risk, or for those whose loved ones are at risk or are recovering. This is an essential book for anyone who's ever had, or been hurt by, a stroke
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Midwest
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Boorstein, Steven
Dewey number
612.8043
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Boorstein, Steve
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Different Strokes : an Intimate Memoir for Stroke Survivors, Families, and Care Givers, (ebook)
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781628731835
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12343077
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remote
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MWT12343077
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Different Strokes : an Intimate Memoir for Stroke Survivors, Families, and Care Givers, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781628731835
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12343077
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12343077
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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