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Ted Freeman and the Battle for the Injured Brain: A case history of professional prejudice

McCullagh, Peter

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This book recounts some experiences of young Australians with catastrophic brain injuries, their families and the medical system which they encountered. Whilst most of the events described occurred two to three decades ago they raise questions relevant to contemporary medical practice. The patients whose stories are told were deemed to be ‘unsuitable for rehabilitation’ and their early placement in nursing homes was recommended. In 2013, it is time to acknowledge that the adage of ‘one size...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Press (1965-Present)
Date published: 2013-08
Type: Book
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/227848
DOI: 10.22459/TFBIB.08.2013
Access Rights: Open Access via publisher website

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