Wounded Brains

Wounded Brains

True Survival Stories

eBook - 2011
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- A triathlon athlete has part of her skull removed to relieve the pressure on her injured brain after a car accident. - A soldier, wounded by a mortar explosion in Iraq, works with doctors to retrain his brain so he can speak and walk again. - Doctors have discovered that administering extra doses of two chemicals naturally produced by the body can help prevent additional neuron damage in the brain following an injury. That's powerful medicine! Explore the power of medicine through the true stories of people who survived life-threatening brain injuries. Find out how doctors and researches use the latest medical breakthroughs to save patients who have traumatic brain injuries and help them return to normal life. You'll learn ways to protect your brain, as well as fascinating facts about the brain and how it controls the entire body.
Publisher: [United States] : Lerner Publishing Group : Made available through hoopla, 2011
ISBN: 9780761363101
0761363106
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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