The nervous system and the brain; Types of brain injury; Parts of the brain and what they do; Effects of a brain injury; Sources of help and information
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Booklet Content and Concept Development Team, Headway Ireland: Lead – Ruth Lunnon, Senior Information and Support Officer; Elaine Kelly, Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist; Marcia Ward, Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist; Claire McMoreland, Clinical Psychologist; Richard Stables, Information and Support Manager and Catherine O’Hare, Information and Support Officer.
- Brain Aneurysm. Online article mayoclinic.com (accessed Sep 2016).
- Effects of anoxic and hypoxic brain injury. Headway UK, Web article headway.org.uk (accessed Sep 2016).
- Essentials of the Human Brain. John Nolte. Mosby Elsevier (2010).
- Fundamentals of Human Neuropsychology. Bryan Kolb and Ian Whishaw. Worth Publishers (2015)
- Human Neuropsychology. G Neil Martin. Pearson (2006).
- Model Systems Knowledge Translation Center factsheets, USA, web articles msktc.org/tbi/factsheets (accessed Sep 2016).
- The Human Brain – an introduction to its functional anatomy. John Nolte. Mosby Elsevier (2009).
- Types of Stroke. National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, USA, www.cdc.gov/stroke/types_of_stroke.htm (accessed Sep 2016).
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