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Adjustments in his program were made until the patient had identified the type of employment that would best suit him and had developed the skills necessary to work in that field. Dr McKone also mentions the importance of planting the idea of recovery and rehabilitation in the rninds of patients right from the start of their treatment when they first enter a sanatorium. 18 This is a reprint of a form letter given to patients entering the Queen Alexandra Sanatorium in London, Ontario, from the director of rehabilitation, Brenton Hellyar, who was himself an ex-patient, as were many of the sanatorium workers.
1 can tell you, the difficulties were immense. The first year I was in Pangnirtung, which was the centre for the Eastern Arctic, we had the plane in three times, officially only one mail per year ... And I faced one epidemic after another that first winter. "17 Schaefer does not describe what it was like to travel by dogsled to do his emergency house calls, but it was certainly not a joyride. The lone nurses at the settlement nursing stations also had to visit outlying camps to treat patients, give immunization shots, and check on the public health needs of the people.
When eventually help came, the characteristics of Inuit social and spiritual culture, so in harmony with the Arctic ecosystem but generally ignored by the Europeans, played a part in both the reactions of the Inuit to the behaviour of the government workers and in the psychological effects of the medical treatment imposed. The Inuit have fascinated Europeans for a long time and have been written about - by foreigners - possibly more than any other race. But few people fully appreciate what it is like to live north of the Arctic Circle, let alone what it was like forty or fifty years ago.