Original Article: PDF OnlyMASLOW'S NEEDS AND THE SPINAL CORD INJURED CLIENTStarck, Patricia L. RN, DNScAuthor Information Patricia L. Starck, RN, DNSc is Dean of the Troy State University School of Nursing, Troy, AL. Her article is from a study she conducted in cooperation with Spain Rehabilitation Center in Birmingham, AL. Dean Rehabilitation Nursing Journal: September-October 1980 - Volume 5 - Issue 5 - p 17–20 doi: 10.1002/j.2048-7940.1980.tb01366.x Buy Metrics Abstract For the spinal cord injured person, maintaining basic physiologic needs often hampers fulfillment of other needs in Maslow's hierarchy. This study details the problems of 25 SCI clients in fulfilling these other important needs. © 1980 Association of Rehabilitation Nurses.