A Puddle of Happiness

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Donald D. Kautz, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Many critical care nurses travel overseas on American medical missions. On a trip to rural Africa, my daughter Lilly, then 16, accompanied me. Much of our time was spent in a van as our group (which included a physician and several other nurses) was driven to schools, clinics, and homes to provide care to those in need. Every day, people from remote villages would walk to see us for treatment of infections and other illnesses. One day, we visited a local AIDS organization and the homes of several people with HIV, ate a traditional African meal prepared by an HIV-positive support group, and visited a school they'd founded.

Additional Information

Nursing Critical Care, 7(5), 48
Language: English
Date: 2012
Happiness, American medical mission

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