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Anesthesia for Acute Ischemic Stroke

I refer you to this article in the British Journal of Anaesthesia by Anastasian:

http://bja.oxfordjournals.org/gca?gca=brjana%3B113%2Fsuppl_2%2Fii9&submit=Go&allch=&action=Get%20All%20Checked%20Abstracts

For these patients the time from acute ischemic stroke (AIS) to endovascular intervention is critical. 635 more words

Traumatic Brain Injury

No Psych Component to WorkComp?

…..so that is why defense firms go to any means necessary to falsely classify a Traumatic Brain Injury as merely a “personality disorder” or other bogus diagnosis!!!! 234 more words

TBI

Chapter 20: TBI - Closure

“Life is not about winning the race; Life is about finishing the race and how many people we can all help finish this race.”  ~ Marc Vero… 1,476 more words

Grief

Chapter 19: TBI - Holding On

Once the lithium started to work for Pat and he was more alert again, there were new issues that forced me to face the possibility of him not being accepted at a facility in Mayerthorpe, meaning that we wouldn’t even be in the same town, let alone the same house.  1,883 more words

Grief

Chapter 18: TBI - Sink or Swim

When I first started sharing this story, I was honest in writing that it wasn’t “going to be a story about how faith and positive thinking kept me from losing hope…”, that it’s “a real story with raw feelings and emotions, and pain that never goes away.  3,037 more words

Grief

Chapter 17: TBI - When the Light Goes Out ...

In January of 2014 I recognized that Pat would need to go to long term care, that I would be unable to look after him at home.  745 more words

Grief

Chapter 16: TBI - The Bi-Polar Monster

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.” ~ Wendy Mass, The Candymakers

I debated with myself about sharing this section publicly because, while mental health is being discussed more openly now, there is still a stigma surrounding it and so many people don’t understand.  1,911 more words

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