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Life After Stroke: The Guide to Recovering Your Health and Preventing Another Stroke (A Johns Hopkins Press Health Book) Paperback – April 28, 2006
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"Clear, concise and a joy to read because it's easy to understand. More importantly, it could save your life."(Mary Beth Regan Baltimore Sun)
"The book explains the importance of understanding the differences among strokes, and offers advice on treatment, rehabilitation, and lifestyle changes that will help prevent a reoccurrence."(Susan Chaityn Lebovits Boston Globe)
"Designed to help readers understand what causes stroke and how it impacts survivors and their families."(M.D. News)
"Case history experiences blend with tips and discussions and of the latest and possibly forthcoming new treatments, offering families and survivors a positive survey."(Midwest Book Review)
"Compassionate guide."(Stroke Connection Magazine)
"An excellent resource for people with stroke, their loved ones, and any one interested in stroke recovery and prevention."(Forence A. Denby, MS Doody's Review Service (3 stars))
"A book about strokes might seem tiresome, but Life After Stroke has a heart and soul of its own... an excellent tool for nurses who work with stroke patients."(Terry Ratner, RN, MFA Nursing Spectrum)
"Very readable and engaging... a good reference source for nonprofessionals"(Victor A. Colotla PsycCRITIQUES)
"Unique in its focus."(The Sharon Advocate)
"Clear, concise, and a joy to read because it's easy to understand. More importantly, it could save your life."(Mary Beth Regan The Sun Archive)
"An invaluable resource for survivors and their families."(AAP Newsletter)
"This book may help you navigate the sometimes confusing corridors of medicine to empower you to take control of your health or that of your loved one. Read it and learn, and then discuss it with your physician. Between your involved interest, what you discover here, and your doctor's expertise, your or your loved one's recovery lies in very good hands indeed."(Robert J. Wityk, M.D., from the foreword)
About the Author
Joel Stein, M.D., is the chief medical officer at the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, and associate professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School. Julie Silver, M.D., is an assistant professor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School. She is also a medical director at the Spaulding-Framingham outpatient center. Elizabeth Pegg Frates, M.D., is a clinical instructor in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School.