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Kumar A, Vinita. COVID-19 Impact on the Rehabilitation of People With Disabilities Using Prosthetic and Orthotic Devices. Func Disabil J. 2021; 4 (1) :1-1
URL: http://fdj.iums.ac.ir/article-1-154-en.html
Department of Prosthetics & Orthotics, Composite Regional Centre for Skill Development, Rehabilitation, and Empowerment of Persons With Disabilities, Kozhikode, Kerala, India. , akshaypoist@gmail.com
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The novel Coronavirus Disease-19 (COVID-19) posed a high global public health threat. Implementing preventive and control measures, the whole world made effort to prevent the spread of the deadly virus [1]. The spread of the disease was higher in densely populated regions, especially in middle and low-income countries, as the measures of social distancing were difficult to implement and rehabilitation facilities are inadequate and inefficient in many such countries [2]. The COVID-19 pandemic impacted our daily life activities, movements, and business and led to profound consequences for public healthcare, economy, and sociopsychological elements [3]. Compared with the general population, people with disabilities need better health care facilities within their reach for their well-being [4].
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Type of Study: Brief Article | Subject: Prosthetics and Orthotics
Received: 2021/02/12 | Accepted: 2021/03/1 | Published: 2021/02/22

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