Marie B Walker

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Perioperative nurses who are contemplating the pursuit of a doctoral degree in nursing need information about the current status and characteristics of doctoral education to make informed decisions. This article addresses questions both philosophic and pragmatic that should be addressed by prospective students. Information sources are identified for(More)
ISSUES AND PURPOSE Chronic illness is a way of life for parents of children with Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS), a rare progressive congenital disease that has as its defining feature a port wine stain. This case study describes the experience of one family living with a child with SWS. CONCLUSIONS This family's struggle with a devastating syndrome and the(More)
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