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Upper Extremity Amputation and Prosthetics Care Across the Active Duty Military and Veteran Populations

  • Jill M. Cancio
    Affiliations
    Center for the Intrepid, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, San Antonioa, TX 78234, USA

    Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence, 2748 Worth Road, Suite 29, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, San Antonioa, TX 78234, USA
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  • Andrea J. Ikeda
    Affiliations
    Center for the Intrepid, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, San Antonioa, TX 78234, USA

    Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence, 2748 Worth Road, Suite 29, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, San Antonioa, TX 78234, USA
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  • Shannon L. Barnicott
    Affiliations
    Center for the Intrepid, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, San Antonioa, TX 78234, USA
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  • Walter Lee Childers
    Affiliations
    Center for the Intrepid, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, San Antonioa, TX 78234, USA

    Extremity Trauma and Amputation Center of Excellence, 2748 Worth Road, Suite 29, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, San Antonioa, TX 78234, USA
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  • Joseph F. Alderete
    Affiliations
    Center for the Intrepid, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, San Antonioa, TX 78234, USA
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  • Brandon J. Goff
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    Corresponding author. Center for the Intrepid, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, TX 78234.
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    Center for the Intrepid, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Brooke Army Medical Center, 3551 Roger Brooke Drive, JBSA Fort Sam Houston, San Antonioa, TX 78234, USA
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Published:October 31, 2018DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pmr.2018.08.011

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