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February 2004 Issue

February 2004

edit post ABC/BOC Unification Discussions: Will They Impact O&P Education? by Judith Philipps Otto February 1, 2004 Robin Seabrook, executive director of the National Commission on Orthotic & Prosthetic Education

Day 5: A great finish

Thursday was a quiet day for everyone. About nine patients made it to the clinic and were able to come back on Friday. We were very excited to see so

Day 4: It’s Getting Interesting…

Bonswa, 3:30pm Eastern time zone We started today with disappointing news that has continued throughout the day.  An anti-Aristide “manifestation” (political demonstration) was scheduled for today.  We knew this earlier

Day 3: An Amazing Boy

Patrick, Tom Bremer C.P. and Clifford, one of the HHHF technicians Frustrating news upon arrival at the Kay Kapab Clinic today. First, our shipment of 6 pallets of rehabilitation equipment

Day 2: Serving Two Orphanages

Jill Danburg-Knudsen, O.T. with a young girl. We want to address the political situation in Haiti before we delve into the report from our orphanage teams. Haiti has been in

Day 1: Kay Kapab Klinic

When you are fortunate, you have an obligation to spread that fortune. That philosophy, along with a tremendous respect for the Haitian people led us to our first day “on

Arrival in Haiti

Some members of MN team at overlook above Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. The seventeen members of the Minnesota team of Healing Hands for Haiti arrived in Port-Au-Prince on Saturday morning. It feels

Applying Dr. Kubler-Ross’ Theory to Amputation

“Depression, anger, existential questions–“why me?”–and finally, acceptance,” is how Army Lt. Col. Alfredo Montalvo, a psychiatric clinical nurse at Brooke Army Hospital, Fort Sam Houston, Texas, describes the emotions of

Paraplegic Conquers Catalina Channel

Don’t think about what you can do–think about what you want to do. And start trying to do it. This is Jason Pipoly’s philosophy, and he lives by it. For

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