An article authored by one of Duke’s own faculty, Dr. Landry, and his colleague Sheppard, discusses the need for rehabilitation services in post-crisis areas. This article was written after the 2015 earthquakes in Nepal that killed thousands and left tens of thousands injured. The article reports that as the number of casualties following disasters has been declining, there has been a marked increase in disability among the survivors. This particular incident shed light on to the need for acute rehabilitation, as well as, discharge planning that includes rehabilitation care.
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