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Sunshine through the nostril of a Japanese nurse

How to explain the magnificence of a live woman body? Well, there is this short story, a fiction written by a Japanese writer whom I have forgotten the name. 623 more words


You are what the French call "Les Incompétents" - Home Alone

I had hoped 2015 would be better than 2014, but it does not seem that it’s going to go that way….

I’ve been fighting with the nursing staff at the hospital for weeks now because they are neglectful when it comes to Tony.   812 more words

Locked-In Syndrome

It only takes one person to recognize potential to communicate and unlock the world.

Locked-in syndrome describes someone who is alert and aware of his or her environment but who does not have the ability to move or speak. 118 more words

Speech Language Pathology

So how do I get INVOLVED with the 2nd tweetchat @Fightingstrokes @Stroketattler ?

  1. Have a think about what #strokerecovery means to you.
  2. Then click on http://www.tweetchat.com
  3. Enter the hashtag #strokerecovery and click GO
  4. Click Authorise Tweetchat – after inputting your @Twitter handle & password…
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#strokerecovery tweetchats 4pm London Time 13th January 2015 - Here's why........

Stroke is global healthcare problem. In developed countries, it is the third or fourth most common cause of death.  However as 80% or more people now survive the initial stroke, the largest effect of stroke is through the long-term residual difficulties, daily living activity limitations and reduced social participation/interactivity.  1,159 more words


Teamwork in Healthcare: Michael's Miracle

“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” Henry Ford

Does it really matter if you, or your care giver, are leading the charge as part of your medical team? 599 more words

5 STEPS To Being Your Own Patient Advocate

Proactive Healthcare when Healthcare Professionals Don't Believe You: Michael's Miracle Part II

Last week in my post, I introduced you to my dear friend, Lisa Thelen, and her brother-in-law, Michael. Michael had a massive stroke on September 24, 2014, and all of the initial communication coming from his medical providers was not good at all. 705 more words

5 STEPS To Being Your Own Patient Advocate