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August 10, 1984

The Emotional Care of a Person With a Spinal Cord Injury

Author Affiliations

Lou Bassett
From Winter Haven Hospital, Winter Haven, Fla. Ms Bassett is a spinal cord-injured patient who was treated at Winter Haven Hospital.

JAMA. 1984;252(6):793-795. doi:10.1001/jama.1984.03350060037025

The importance of emotional care of spinal cord-injured patients is emphasized. Three general principles pertaining to this care are presented along with examples of each principle.

(JAMA 1984;252:793-795)