TITLE

The Issue of Women's Issues

PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
PN;Oct2009, Vol. 63 Issue 10, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of having spinal-cord injury (SCI) which caused her to find information on women's health issues.
ACCESSION #
44175821

 

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