Historical role of the psychiatrist in the management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy a commentary

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Abstract

There are many physical medicine and orthopedic interventions and assistive technologies that can help maintain musculoskeletal integrity and quality of life and prolong survival of Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients without resorting to hospitalization or tracheostomy. This paper gives an account of the key psychiatric orthopedic and respiratory contributions made throughout the years.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)239-241
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Volume75
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - May 1996
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Rehabilitation

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