Thursday 23 August 2012

Rapid Advancements-Veteran Patients-Arts And Crafts-Modern Medicine-Globe Newswire

Arts and Crafts Help Veterans with Gunshot Injuries

WINCHESTER, CALIF., Aug. 22, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In today's fast-paced world, modern medicine has seen rapid advancements and undergone enormous changes. Many procedures that used to require hospitalization are now done on an outpatient basis, and high tech medical equipment has aided in saving countless lives that otherwise would have been lost to massive injury.There is one thing, however, that hasn't changed, and that's the therapeutic value arts and crafts can have on veteran patients during injury recuperation or rehabilitation.In VA and military hospitals everywhere, young men and women injured and disabled in Iraq and Afghanistan are utilizing this different kind of medicine--medicine sometimes referred to as "medicine in a box." Many of these patients have sustained hand, arm ... read more..

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