Orthopaedics in Germany under the Influence of National-socialist Healt-politic in the Years 1933-1945 Michał T. W. von Grabowski Ortop Traumatol Rehabil 2015; 17(1):77-88 ICID: 1143542
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In the paper the health-care of physically disabled patients in Germany before, during and after the II world war are discussed. The circumstances of introdu-ction of „Racial-Hygiene" - laws and orthopedic indications for the sterilization and euthanasia are described. Patients with severe physical and mental disabili-ties were potential candidates for annihilation. The tragic fate of jewish physi-cians is remembered. The activity of board of the German Orthopeadic Society (DOG) in the years 1933-1945 is described and critically analysed.
DOI 10.5604/15093492.1143542 PMID 25759158 - click here to show this article in PubMed