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Roadmap for Limb Loss Prevention and Amputee Care Improvement

Description:

White paper discussing the causes, prevalence, and impact of limb loss in the United States. Provides a four-point action plan for prevention of limb loss, practice guidelines for care of people with limb loss, development of a research agenda, and development of a replicable model system of care including prevention, rehabilitation and community integration. 

Toolkit:

Injury & Violence Prevention Toolkit

Keyword Area:

Access to Care, Active Living, Best Practice, Disability, Health Promotion and Health Education, Injury Prevention, Risk Communication, Screening, Vulnerable Populations

Jurisdiction:

Institutional Author:

Amputee Coalition

Submitted:

04/04/2011

Modified:

06/07/2011

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