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Walking into Darkness By Michael Oliver

Walking into Darkness by Michael Oliver

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A survey of long-term spinal chord injury patients giving the main conclusions together with the general problems that this research has highlighted. Commentaries and recommendations made will be useful to all those working with the long-term disabled and the sufferers themselves.

Walking into Darkness Summary

Walking into Darkness by Michael Oliver

This is a survey of long-term spinal cord injury patients arising from the lack of knowledge that exists about all aspects of the lives of paraplegic and tetraplegic patients once they leave the intensive care and treatment centres. The main conclusions of the survey are given together with the problems this survey and other research has highlighted. Included are commentaries and recommendations that will be of interest to all those working with the long-term disabled, including social services departments, health visitors, GPs, charities, physicians and nursing staff as well as the disabled themselves.

Table of Contents

Spinal chord injury in context; the present study; the medical consequences of spinal injury; personal and family responses to spinal cord injury; leisure, social life and mobility in the community; perceptions of medical and social services; housing and accommodation ; significance of living with a spinal injury; the financial consequences of spinal injury; conclusions- what kind of life.

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Walking into Darkness by Michael Oliver
Used - Very Good
Palgrave Macmillan
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