Prosthetic Rehabilitation in Disaster Areas
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.
KeywordsLimb Amputee Disaster Area Regular Maintenance Mass Casualty Incident Prosthetic Rehabilitation
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