Books tagged: head injury

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Awake Again - All the way back from Head Injury - Foreword by Wayne Dyer, PhD
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Price: Free! Words: 65,830. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
After being pronounced clinically dead and wavering between life and death from a head injury, Martin Krieg regained consciousness but was paralyzed and completely helpless. This book tells what it feels like to be in this state and how he used self help books and his two coast to coast bike rides to rehabilitate himself so well that he is now building the will for a TransAmerica bicycle highway
Successfully Surviving a Brain Injury: A Family Guidebook, From the Emergency Room to Selecting a Rehabilitation Facility
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,980. Language: English. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
This is an easy-to-read guidebook for families thrust into the confusing world of brain injury. It teaches readers the basics of brain injury. It guides them step-by-step through the recovery process. It provides the practical information they need to handle insurance, financial, legal, family and personal issues. Finally, it tells how one couple created a fulfilling new life after a brain injury.
Fields of Heaven
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 56,610. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
If you enjoyed classics such as Where the Red Fern Grows, or Old Yeller, then you will love Fields of Heaven by Steven Bennett. Fields of Heaven is based on true events in the backwoods of Central Arkansas during the Great Depression. This heartwarming story is filled with danger and courage, suspense and humor, friendship and family. Fields is a book that leaves you feeling good. A must read!
The Hardest Hit
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,530. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2011 by Frank Zafiro. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
11-year-old Sam Parker is a hockey player who gets more than he bargained for in his first year in which body checking is allowed. His parents are getting divorced. He takes a massive check from the school bully. No one seems to understand what he is going through, not even his best friend, Jill. Sam faces these challenges on and off the ice and learns how to get back up when life knocks you down.
From Tragedy to Challenge The Impact of Disabilities on Families
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Price: Free! Words: 46,840. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Family health
The book is based on a qualitative research with 49 interviews taped and thematically analysed to find out how carers overcame traumas and conflicts to make the best out difficult situations. It recognises the importance that positive emotions such as hope and faith play in thier daily lives.
Quiet in the Tornado: A Disability Primer
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 19,460. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Physical impairments
"Carrie Dearborn's no-holds-barred approach to talking about disability wrestles us to the ground from her wheelchair. Surprising, disarming, painful, funny - you'll go through every emotion and reach new understanding as you let go of pre-conceived notions about how to deal with disability, whether you are temporarily abled or not. -Meizhu Lui, Co-Author, The Color of Wealth
"How America Can Bike and Grow Rich, the National Bicycle Greenway in Action"
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Price: Free! Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
As I work to actualize the Greenway I envisioned in 1994 in “Awake Again”, this book is set against the national Mayor's Rides we have run since my true comeback story became a book. In this sequel, from the Eagle HiWheel, I show the fun work I have been doing to make the NBG real, the actual Route and what it’s like to ride on it as we celebrate the 16 major cities it passes through.
The Tragic Life of Film Actress Lynne Baggett
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Lynne Baggett was not a successful film star. The highlight of her career was a 1948 marriage to Hollywood producer Sam Spiegel. She played mostly uncredited parts in movies. Baggett experienced a spiral of despair which led to suicide in 1960. Like Marilyn Monroe pills were found close to her bedside. Unique to Lynne was her progressive disintegration after a car accident that killed a young man.
I Forget to Remember
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 12,140. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Living with a brain impairment, my funny, sometimes sad, insightful account of what happened to me, how it changed my life, for the better, and the insights I can share to fully understand what we go through, physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually. This book is written in short chapters, allowing readers to input their own stories, struggles and to help those who love them understand.
A Simple Guide to Parkinson's Disease and Related Brain Conditions
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Series: A Simple Guide to Medical Conditions, Book 46. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,810. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / nervous system (incl. brain)
This book describes the Parkinson’s Disease and other Brain Diseases such as Cerebral Palsy, Huntingdon’s Chorea, Encephalitis, Epilepsy, Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, Cerebral Aneurysm, Brain Cancer, Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus and Head Injury which are seen in some of my patients in my Family Clinic.