Category: Jeffrey Kalish

Lessons from the Marathon bombing

October 17th, 2013 in 2013, Boston Globe, Jeffrey Kalish, Newsmakers, OP-EDs by BU Professors, School of Medicine 0 comments

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By Jeffrey Kalish, School of Medicine

Working at Boston’s largest Level One Trauma Center, the staff at Boston Medical Center care for patients with complicated medical issues every day…

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Boston Marathon amputee victims face physical, mental challenges

April 24th, 2013 in 2013, Jeffrey Kalish, Newsmakers, Philadelphia Inquirer, School of Medicine 0 comments

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Jeffrey Kalish, School of Medicine
Terence Keane, School of Medicine

Boston Marathon bombing victims who lost their limbs will soon be heading from hospitals to rehabilitation facilities, but their path to recovery is just beginning…

Expert quotes:

Kalish:

“Nearly all of the patients that have lost legs are already walking the halls with physical therapists. It takes a lot of work, it takes a lot of safety, a lot of practice.”

Keane:

“Recovery from this, psychologically, is a marathon.”

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