TITLE

Experiencing Guillain Barré: a mother and daughter perspective

PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Archives of Disease in Childhood;May2007, Vol. 92 Issue 5, p462
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents a mother and daughter perspective on experiencing Guillain Barré syndrome. The daughter, who has been diagnosed with GBS, relates the symptoms that had manifested, the treatments she had undergone, how her mother had been with her throughout her treatment, and her recovery. The mother relates her fears, her support for daughter, and the hope of recovery.
ACCESSION #
25374023

 

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