Prosthetic rehabilitation in disaster areas

Israel Dudkiewicz, Nimrod Rozen, Michael Heim

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationOrthopedics in Disasters
Subtitle of host publicationOrthopedic Injuries in Natural Disasters and Mass Casualty Events
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Pages533-539
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9783662489505
ISBN (Print)9783662489482
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2016

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