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"Living With a Ball and Chain": The Experience of Stroke for Individuals and Their Caregivers in Rural Appalachian Kentucky

Description
Describes a qualitative study based on interviews with 13 stroke survivors and 12 caregivers in rural Appalachian Kentucky. Analyzes the transcripts for qualitative data giving insight into the experience of stroke victims from the time of onset, through their treatment in the healthcare system, to their reintegration into their home and community.
Author(s)
Megan M. Danzl, Elizabeth G. Hunter, Sarah Campbell, et al.
Citation
Journal of Rural Health, 29(4), 368-382
Date
10/2013
Type
Document
Tagged as
Appalachia · Healthcare quality · Inpatient care · Post-acute care · Statistics and data · Kentucky