Mayo Clinic Guide to Living with a Spinal Cord Injury

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Mayo Clinic Guide to Living with a Spinal Cord Injury

SKU# 9781932603774

Moving Ahead with Your Life

Author: Mayo Clinic

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Description 

"This indispenable guide offers a complete picture of the road to recovery, and the specifics to move ahead with your life. When possible it encourages readers to resume their favorite hobbies, participate in athletic activities and return to the workplace.

For the first time, leading medical specialists at the world-renowned Mayo Clinic offer their expert advice on everything from emotional adjustments, to skin care, to home and car modifications, to quality-of-life improvements. Easy-to-read, illustrated, and well organized, Mayo Clinic Guide to Living with A Spinal Cord Inury provides the "how-to" regarding the day-to-day challenges faced by anyone who has a spinal cord injury.

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Product Details 

  • Publication Date April 07, 2009
  • Page Count 200
  • Product Form Paperback / softback
  • ISBN 13 9781932603774
  • EISBN 9781935281634

Table of Contents 

"Preface
Foreword
Part I: Living with Spinal Cord Injury
1. Introduction to Spinal Cord Injury
Part II: Managing Changes to Your Body
2. Dealing with Internal Organ Functions
3. Dealing with Skin, Muscle, and Bone Function
4. Managing Circulation and Body Regulation
Part III: Sexuality and Fertility
5. Sexual Health
Part IV: Overcoming Limitations After a Spinal Cord Injury
6. Managing Your Independence
7. Staying Healthy After Spinal Cord Injury
Part V: Living Fully with a Spinal Cord Injury: Actively Participating in Your Life
Additional Information: Research and Clinical Trials
Resources for those Living with a Disability
Glossary
Index"

Editorial Review(s) 

"While the chapters on body changes in the various organ systems are written at approximately a high school reading level and contain some medical jargon, they offer a great deal of detail not found in other books on this topic. This book is recommended for all consumer health libraries, and is highly recommended for those serving rehabilitation settings." -Deborah Magnan, Samuel and Sandra Hekemian Medical Library, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ , CAPHIS

"Mayo Clinic Guide to Living with a Spinal Cord Injury brings down the full force of the Mayo Clinic's medical expertise...is a must for any coping with this difficult situation." -The Midwest Book Review

"Illustrated and easy to consult, Mayo Clinic Guide to Living with a Spinal Cord Injury provides the basics of challenges and how to overcome them: any serious health library needs this patient reference." -California Bookwatch

"A helpful, well-organized, readable guide." - Library Journal

"This is a very helpful guide especially for the newly injured and their families as they begin to put together a plan for their new life. The illustrations, practical guidance and down-to-earth presentation will assist individuals in making choices they face a little less daunting."-Peter T Wilderotter, President & CEO, Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation