TITLE

Caring for Amputees

AUTHOR(S)
Schrum, Nelia
PUB. DATE
March 2006
SOURCE
Soldiers;Mar2006, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features the Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC) in Texas. It is a center for service members injured in the war including member who have amputated parts as a result of their injuries. According to Colonel Mark Bagg, orthopedic consultant to the Army and chief of orthopedics and rehabilitation at BAMC, patient care starts with surgical treatment to maximize the performance of the soldier. The center has a training gym with state-of-the-art exercise and rehabilitation equipment.
ACCESSION #
22066671

 

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