Stroke, a silent creeper!

Recently, during one of those long night shifts at the ward at the central hospital, I struck up a discussion with one of the older nurses. She had just printed out a copy of acupuncture then came over to where I was seated and asked if I knew anything about it. I clearly didn’t know,…

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Rehabilitation, whose and what for?

The term rehabilitation. What does it mean to you and how do you associate yourself with this? Prior to my practical training at the rehabilitation ward at Central Hospital Central Finland, I didn’t have a clear understanding of what to expect. Previously I associated rehabilitation with drug users and abusers and even people who have been incarcerated. According to the…

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