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Author Reaume, Geoffrey.

Title Lyndhurst : Canada's first rehabilitation centre for people with spinal cord injuries, 1945-1998 / Geoffrey Reaume.

Imprint Montreal [Que.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2007 (Saint-Lazare, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2010)

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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 258 pages : illustrations, portraits).
Series McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services studies in the history of medicine, health, and society ; 28
McGill-Queen's/Associated Medical Services studies in the history of medicine, health, and society ; 28.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-249) and index.
Contents 1 Before Lyndhurst: Treatment of People with Spinal Cord Injuries up to 1945 -- 2 From DVA to CPA, 1945-50 -- 3 A Reputation for Rehabilitation: Lyndhurst Lodge, 1950-64 -- 4 The Longest Decade, 1964-74 -- 5 Lyndhurst on Sutherland: From Autonomy to Amalgamation, 1974-98 -- 6 Conclusion: Lyndhurst's Legacy.
Summary Only recently have the voices of the disabled - the personal experiences of people with disabilities - been included in medical history. Lyndhurst marks an important contribution to disability and medical history by providing first-person accounts of patients, staff, and disability activists at Lyndhurst Lodge in Toronto in post-war Canada.
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Subject Lyndhurst Lodge (Toronto, Ont.) -- History.
Lyndhurst Lodge (Toronto, Ont.)
Lyndhurst Lodge (Toronto, Ont.) -- History.
Lyndhurst Lodge (Toronto, Ont.)
Spinal cord -- Wounds and injuries -- Patients -- Rehabilitation -- Canada -- History.
Spinal cord -- Wounds and injuries -- Patients -- Ontario -- Biography.
Rehabilitation Centers -- history.
Spinal Cord Injuries -- rehabilitation.
Spinal Cord Injuries -- history.
Ontario.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Biography.
History.
Other Form: Print version: 9780773532120
ISBN 9780773576476 (electronic bk.)
0773576479 (electronic bk.)
1282866915
9781282866911
0773532129