Windshield survey takes city’s temperature for study
Longview — They weren’t sure what they would find, but they knew it when they saw it.
Senior nursing students at UT Tyler’s Longview University Center on Thursday conducted a windshield survey — a drive through the city to assess its health — to better learn how a patient’s lifestyle and environment can affect prescribed treatments.
“You can’t set unattainable goals for them, like telling them to keep a wound clean when they don’t have running water. If you know that, you might have to get more creative in the way you do things,” said student Laci Fulton.
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