TITLE

World of Wheels

AUTHOR(S)
Lurvey, Maureen Blair
PUB. DATE
August 2006
SOURCE
PN;Aug2006, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p52
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's experience of being a caregiver to a disabled Korean War veteran in the U.S. She mentioned her difficulties during her first visits in the center and in giving care to her patient. She mentions how she deals with her patient, who has spinal cord injury (SCI), in times when the veteran experiences frustration and uncontrollable anger.
ACCESSION #
21639773

 

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