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ERIC Number: EJ483109
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0360-7283
Social Work Practice with Childbirth-Injured Women in Nigeria.
Ojanuga, Durrenda
Health & Social Work, v19 n2 p120-24 May 1994
Interviewed social workers in Nigeria and 127 patients suffering from childbirth injuries of vesicovaginal fistula (VVF), debilitating and chronic condition whereby woman leaks urine uncontrollably and experiences grave social consequences. Crisis intervention, social rehabilitation, fighting stigma, and discharge planning similar to American professional model were functions of social workers in addressing needs of this population. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Nigeria