A Dented Image: Journeys of Recovery from Subarachnoid by Alison Wertheimer

By Alison Wertheimer

Every yr, 8,500 humans within the united kingdom may have a subarachnoid haemorrhage, of whom approximately 50 in keeping with cent will continue to exist this demanding mind harm which regularly happens abruptly. Survivors could make a ‘good’ neurological restoration however the psychosocial effect will be longer lasting.


Drawing from her personal event of surviving a subarachnoid haemorrhage, including different people's trips of restoration and up to date examine findings, Alison Wertheimer covers:



  • themes of recovery

  • leaving neurocare and early days of recovery

  • looking for help

  • physical, sensory and cognitive effects

  • the emotional influence of subarachnoid haemorrhage

  • the survivor’s dating with relations and friends

  • returning to work

  • what helped the survivors with their recovery

  • subarachnoid haemorrhage as a life-changing event.

A Dented Image can be of curiosity to a wide-ranging viewers: survivors and their households and buddies; well-being execs operating with humans convalescing from acute mind damage in health facility and community-based providers together with medical professionals, nurses, psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and different contributors of rehabilitation groups. it will probably even be of curiosity to humans improving from different anxious health problems or injuries.

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