The Time Is Now!

Lawson, Bill
May 2011
PN;May2011, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p8
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The article presents the author's insights on long-term care (LTC) for spinal-cord-injury (SCI) patients. The author says that the subject of SCI LTC has been a main topic for the Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) in the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Healthcare System. He states that SCI veterans must require specialized care training and facilities to provide the quality of LTC. Further, he disagrees with doctor Robert Petzel on downsizing the SCI LTC facility in San Diego, California.


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