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amputee

a person who has had a limb amputated
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The program is part of an overall 2015 grant provided by Organogenesis to the Amputee Coalition, designated for veteran health education programs and funded by proceeds from 2014 Dermagraft sales in VA hospitals and wound care centers.
The event is raising donations for Al Jalila Foundation to help put young amputees or children suffering from leg deformities back on their feet by giving them artificial limbs.
In 2004, she founded what is known today as the New England Amputee Association, a nonprofit organization that is a resource for amputees and caregivers looking for support and information.
Amputee football is an disabled sport played with seven players on each team (six outfield players and one goalkeeper).
Quantum Medical Concepts investment in Advanced Amputee Solutions is in the form of a convertible note, which permits Quantum to turn its investment into company stock.
Almost 2 million Americans have experienced amputations or were born with missing or deformed limbs, and another 28 million are at risk of amputation, according to the Amputee Coalition, a national advocacy group.
Former Corporal Andy Reid, 37, from St Helens, Merseyside, became a triple amputee when a landmine exploded while he was on patrol in Helmand province in 2009.
He is currently riding his bicycle from Kashmir to Kanyakumari for the Airtel Endurance Ride to raise funds for amputees who wish to take up sports.
From this the national squad (Great Britain Amputee Football) and the development squads are selected.
Oliveira shattered his own T43 double amputee record by winning in 10.
In his letter, Polzin cited a screening of National 4th Junior Vice Commander David Riley, a quadruple amputee, in which he was required to lower his trousers, removing his belt and suspenders.
The primary purpose of the Research Program in Prosthetics, inaugurated by the Surgeon General of the Army in 1945 and now supported by the Veterans Administration and other agencies, has been to improve or construct artificial limbs that would enable the amputee to assume his place in society with a minimum loss of function.