Synopses & Reviews
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 woekplace.
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.
"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 and CEO, Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation
Traumatic spinal cord injuries have become increasingly common, with nearly a quarter of a million Americans dealing with the condition and another 10,000 new cases each year. The need for a simple, authoritative guide to this disability has never been greater. The Mayo Clinic Guide to Living with a Spinal Cord Injury addresses that need. With all the information written, vetted, and endorsed by the worlds most prestigious medical clinic, the book enables sufferers to return to an active and productive life within the limits of their disability. Here the Clinics leading experts offer advice on everything from emotional adjustments to skin care to modifying homes and cars. This independence-granting book encourages readers to resume their favorite hobbies, participate in athletic activities, and return to the workplace quickly and safely.