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Trauma after Brain Injury

Trauma after Brain Injury

Brain trauma can affect physical functions as well as emotions, behaviors, cognition, communication and social skills. These changes can be immediate and visible; other changes can appear over time and are more subtle. Understanding the many functions of the brain is the first step to coping with these changes.

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Chicken Soup for The Soul - Recovering from Traumatic Brain Injuries: 101 Stories of Hope, Healing, and Hard Work

Did you know a traumatic brain injury (TBI) occurs every 18.5 seconds in this country? TBIs occur due to accidents, and sports, and also are common in soldiers returning from active duty. Chances are you, or someone you know, has been touched in some way by this experience. The personal stories in this book, by TBI survivors and those who love and support them, will help and encourage you and your family on the road to recovery.
Item: CSSTBI
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Defying Gravity: Rising Above Severe Traumatic Brain Injury

Defying Gravity is a love story of a family that walks with their beloved airman as they begin their journey to overcome the devastation of severe traumatic brain injury.

While serving in the Air Force, Senior Airman, David Eric Rogers, II is catastrophically wounded in a car accident on his way to work as an F-16 Crew Chief. He has internal organ damage and multiple fractures to his pelvis and ribs, but his most critical injury is a potentially deadly and life-altering severe traumatic brain injury.

This account by his mother, Lauri Rogers, is deeply personal and emotional as she shares the family’s perilous journey filled with hope and fear. It gives readers insights into the complex system of military care and how families cope as they navigate the maze of treatment for traumatic brain injury.

Defying Gravity is also available as an eBook click here.

Item: DEGR
Price: $15.00
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Living Life Fully after Brain Injury: A workbook for survivors, families and caregivers

Editors Robert Fraser, Ph.D., Kurt L. Johnson, Ph.D., CRC, and Kathleen Bell, M.D. , along with a impressive group of co-authors have compiled an impressive and practical workbook on the long journey of brain injury. Whether you are a civilian or veteran who has survived a brain injury, a family member or caregiver, a clinician, advocate, or direct care staff, you will find this workbook is a valuable resource and tool for living a full life after brain injury. It pulls together…

· Scientific information from evidence based research

· Range of topics from coma to living in the community

· Compelling personal vignettes to illustrate content

· Tools for personal assessment and practical strategies

· CD with worksheets for personal and professional use.

This is the publication that has been missing up to now in the field of acquired brain injury. With chapters by 19 national experts on brain injury, it is informative at a “cutting edge” level but presented in a format and writing style that is empowering and clear for individuals and families. A CD contains 46 worksheets that can be printed and used by survivors, families and clinicians.

Read an interview with author Richard Fraser.

Item: LVLF
Price: $35.00
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Tell Me This: Encouragement and Hope after Brain Injury

This thoughtful, sensitive, and engaging pocket guide gives athletes, veterans and individuals hope and encouragement as they navigate the challenges of living with a brain injury or concussion. Designed as a pocket guide for quick reading and reference, it will give you far more than a pocketful of readings and reminders of what’s important for your recovery. LeBlanc best describes her writing as "wisdom nuggets or little soul energy packets wrapped as words."

Tell Me This will lift you up when you are feeling down. It will restore your belief in yourself. It will help others understand your triumphs and your disappointments.

Item: TMTH
Price: $7.00
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Seizures after Brain Injury

Many survivors of brain injury have seizures immediately after the injury or over time. Common questions of families, survivors and caregivers are answered about the causes, types and treatment of seizures after acquired brain injury.
Item: SEIZ
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Guide to Medications after Brain Injury

Medications can affect children and adults differently after a brain injury. They can help treat some effects of brain trauma. This tip card helps families, caregivers and clinicians understand reasons for using some medications along with possible benefits and side effects. It is helpful for discussions with your physician.
Item: GTME
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How Medications Work after Brain Injury

Information guide helps families, survivors and clinicians understand the effects of an head injury to the brain and reactions to medications after head trauma. Gives tips for discussing medication with a physician when a person has a TBI. 
Item: HMWK
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Undiagnosed Brain Injuries in youths and adults

Undiagnosed brain injuries can have many consequences for youths. The signs and symptoms of a traumatic brain injury or concussion in youths and adults are often missed or overlooked if there is no visible injury or immediate loss of consciousness. This tip card provides checklists for identifying physical, cognitive, behavioral and social changes that may indicate a possible undiagnosed brain injury or concussion. It gives tips on questions to ask and information to gather in order to seek help and treatment.

Item: UBI
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Concussion in Adults

Concussion is a mild brain injury but it is not a minor condition as it is caused by trauma to the brain. This tip card describes the early and late symptoms of concussion including physical, cognitive, sensory, social, communicative and behavioral signs. This tip card includes an 8 week checklist to monitor symptoms and track recovery.
Item: CIA
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Post Traumatic Headache

Post traumatic headache is a common complaint and symptom after head trauma or brain injury. This tip card explains various causes and types of headaches after a concussion, traumatic brain injury, head trauma or neck injury. It discusses options for treatment with tips for talking with your doctor about headaches after trauma.
Item: PTH
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