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December 10, 1932

REHABILITATION OF THE DISABLED

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Lansing, Mich.

JAMA. 1932;99(24):2051. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740760061032

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Abstract

To the Editor:  —I have just read with particular interest and appreciation the first article in The Journal, October 8, contributed by Dr. Grover C. Penberthy on the subject "The Surgeon's Responsibility in the Readjustment of the Injured to Work."State rehabilitation departments have been anxious to render an educational and a social service in cooperation with the medical profession which would aid in the rehabilitation not only physically but also vocationally of disabled persons.We are grateful for Dr. Penberthy's splendid article. We shall welcome suggestions from the medical profession by which we can better integrate our work to cooperate with the medical profession and particularly their suggestions which will help us in our vocational counseling, training and placement, so that jobs selected for handicapped persons will be most suitable to their physical condition.May I express again my personal appreciation for the recognition given to our service as

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