TITLE

Please excuse the jerky writing…

PUB. DATE
January 2003
SOURCE
Management Services;Jan2003, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p37
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author explains that he has not written his column in the journal "Management Services" for several issues because of an obscure disease affecting his limbs. His affliction has led to a progressive loss of feeling and function in his hands and feet and, eventually, arms and legs. He narrates his experiences while being hospitalized and offers insight into the management structure and organization of the hospital.
ACCESSION #
11510824

 

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