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Principles of contemporary amputation rehabilitation in the United States, 2013.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24287237     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Providing rehabilitation services for the person with an amputation has become more difficult in today's health care environment. Amputation rehabilitation calls for specialized, multidisciplinary rehabilitation training. In examining the principles of amputation rehabilitation, one must understand the lessons learned from the Veterans Affairs Amputation System of Care and return to the founding principles of rehabilitation medicine. Persons with amputations must be reevaluated in a tight program of follow-up care.
Authors:
Robert H Meier; Jeffrey T Heckman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1558-1381     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am     Publication Date:  2014 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9102787     Medline TA:  Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  29-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Amputee Services of America, Denver, CO, USA. Electronic address: skipdoc3@gmail.com.
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