TITLE

VA & Computers

AUTHOR(S)
Bradley, Fred
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
PN;Aug2008, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p69
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the who among disabled patients can or cannot get a computer from the VA medical center (VAMC). It states that patients who may be issues a computer include those who have SCI/D, stroke, cognitive impairment, traumatic brain injury, progressive disease, upper-extremity amputation and visual impairment. However, this list is not all inclusive, and a determination is made on a case-by-case basis.
ACCESSION #
33056926

 

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