Edith Kowalsky worked as a clinical specialist at the Eastern Kentucky Comprehensive Rehabilitation Center for six months, and as a camp nurse for the Connecticut Easter Seal Society's summer camp for children and adults.
THE NURSE'S ROLE IN HEALTH MAINTENANCE OF THE PHYSICALLY DISABLED CLIENT*
Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2012
1979 Association of Rehabilitation Nurses
Volume 4, Issue 1, pages 12–15, January-February 1979
How to Cite
Kowalsky, E. L. (1979), THE NURSE'S ROLE IN HEALTH MAINTENANCE OF THE PHYSICALLY DISABLED CLIENT. Rehabilitation Nursing, 4: 12–15. doi: 10.1002/j.2048-7940.1979.tb00891.x
Presented at the ARN Educational Conference in Orlando, Florida, November, 1978.
- Issue online: 3 SEP 2012
- Version of Record online: 3 SEP 2012
The concept of health is an extremely important one for health care professionals who work in rehabilitation. Individuals who require rehabilitation are not “sick” and a goal of high-level wellness is appropriate for most clients. However, it takes an extra measure of energy to achieve this goal, both for the clients and the rehabilitation workers.