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Prosthetic Rehabilitation in Disaster Areas

  • Israel DudkiewiczEmail author
  • Nimrod Rozen
  • Michael Heim
Chapter

Abstract

Rehabilitation after mass casualty incidents; natural disasters such as earthquakes, tsunamis, and fires; or man-made incidents such as terror events or war is very problematic due to increasing needs and decreased resources. Prosthetic rehabilitation presents specific problems in these situations that require special consideration.

Keywords

Limb Amputee Disaster Area Regular Maintenance Mass Casualty Incident Prosthetic Rehabilitation 
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Notes

Acknowledgement

Pictures were donate / given by Dr. Alexander Daich, Department of Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Ramat Gan, Israel, Email: zivalex2@gmail.com.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Israel Dudkiewicz
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nimrod Rozen
    • 2
    • 3
  • Michael Heim
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationTel Aviv Sourasky Medical CenterTel AvivIsrael
  2. 2.Orthopedic SurgeryEmek Medical CenterAfulaIsrael
  3. 3.Bruce Rappaport Faculty of MedicineTechnion, Israel Institute of TechnologyHaifaIsrael
  4. 4.Department of Orthopedic RehabilitationSheba Medical Center, Tel HashomerRamat GanIsrael
  5. 5.Sackler School of MedicineTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael

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