MASLOW'S NEEDS AND THE SPINAL CORD INJURED CLIENT

Authors

  • Patricia L. Starck RN, DNSc

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    • Patricia L. Starck, RN, DNSc is Dean of the Troy State University School of Nursing, Troy, AL. Her article is from a study she conducted in cooperation with Spain Rehabilitation Center in Birmingham, AL.


Abstract

For the spinal cord injured person, maintaining basic physiologic needs often hampers fulfillment of other needs in Maslow's hierarchy. This study details the problems of 25 SCI clients in fulfilling these other important needs.

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