Nursing & Travel
Services for Nurses
Nurses with a Disablity
Law and Ethics
Nursing & Media
Journals A - Z
Nursing & the Arts
We subscribe to the HONcode principles. Verify here.
Acquired Brain Injury
The Jogger -
The patented Jogger™ system
uses a combination of handheld PDA and Internet technologies to enable
persons with short-term memory loss to better manage their affairs and
thereby increase their independence and productivity.
Brain injury survivor - On
the evening of 15 November 1969, the full life that I knew suddenly came to
a catastrophic halt after a fall down a steep flight of stairs. The savage
contact with the steel-plated door at the bottom of the stairs cracked my
skull and rendered me head and brain-injured.
Acquired brain injury - Acquired brain injury (ABI) refers to any type
of brain damage that occurs after birth. It can include damage sustained by
infection, disease, lack of oxygen or a blow to the head. (Better Health
Acquired brain injury, Change for children: Every child matters - This
exemplar on acquired brain injury forms part of the National service
framework (NSF) for children, young people and maternity services. Download
site of PDF File. (Department of Health; Department for Education and
Ring - The Brain Injury Ring consists of Brain Injury Resources as well
as homepages of Caregivers, Friends, Family, and Survivors of Acquired and
Traumatic Brain Injuries (ABI / TBI). The goal is to serve as a resource to
this on-line community as well as educate people about Brain Injuries.
Headway Ireland -
is the National Association for Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). Founded in
1985, we develop, provide and promote services to enhance the potential of
people with an acquired brain injury.
(Australia) - Headway Victoria works alongside people living with
acquired brain injury to: Promote and defend their right to make choices
about their lives. Ensure they have ready access to the information, support
and resources they require. Ensure that the life changing experience of ABI
informs service development, government policy and decision making. Fight
for the overall provision of equal opportunities. Raise community awareness.
Links to Brain
Injury related sites on the World Wide Web - Mainly USA related
information, but a large group of 'general topics'. (The Brain Injury
Association of Washington)
The Perspectives Network:
"Survive with pride" - The Perspectives Network, Inc.'s primary focus is
positive communication between persons with brain injury, family members/
caregivers/friends of persons with brain injury, those many professionals
who treat persons with brain injury and community members in order to create
positive changes and enhance public awareness and knowledge of
acquired/traumatic brain injury. You'll find resource listings for various
ABI/TBI Related Books, Videos, Organizations and Web Sites including a
direct link to the BIA Chapter Contact Page so that you can find the BIA
chapter serving your state.
Traumatic Brain Injury
Survival Guide - Nearly all of the survivors of a traumatic head injury
and their families with whom I have worked have had one complaint: There is
nothing written that explains head injury in clear, easy to understand
language. Most say the available material is too medical or too difficult to
read. The goal of this online book is to better prepare the head injured
person and family for the long road ahead. (Online book by Dr. Glen Johnson,
"The information provided on
nurses.info is designed to support, not replace, the relationship that exists between a patient/site visitor
and his/her physician."
Tuesday, 09 March 2010