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: 01/07/2013
- Category: Cardiovascular medicine
- ISBN: 9781849533904