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“Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there also is love of humanity.” ~Hippocrates “Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there also is love of humanity.”

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1 “Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there also is love of humanity.” ~Hippocrates “Wherever the art of medicine is loved, there also is love of humanity.” ~Hippocrates

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4 Children helped to date… approximately

5 2007 Budget $721 million in 2007 Over $1.975 million per day $721 million in 2007 Over $1.975 million per day

6 Founded in 1921 by Shriners of North America

7 ORTHOBURNSSCI Shriners Hospitals

8 Shriners Hospitals Care Specialties: Orthopaedics Burns Spinal Cord Injuries Cleft Lip and Palate Shriners Hospitals Care Specialties: Orthopaedics Burns Spinal Cord Injuries Cleft Lip and Palate

9 Orthopaedic conditions treated include: Clubfoot Limb deficiencies and discrepancies Scoliosis Osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease) Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis Problems related to spina bifida, cerebral palsy, dwarfism and muscular dystrophy Orthopaedic conditions treated include: Clubfoot Limb deficiencies and discrepancies Scoliosis Osteogenesis imperfecta (brittle bone disease) Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis Problems related to spina bifida, cerebral palsy, dwarfism and muscular dystrophy

10 Motion Analysis Laboratories

11 In-House Orthotics & Prosthetics

12 Orthopaedic Research

13 Burns of all degrees Reconstructive and rehabilitative surgery Healed burns and smoke inhalation Burns of all degrees Reconstructive and rehabilitative surgery Healed burns and smoke inhalation Burn Care at Shriners Hospitals

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15 Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Centers First centers in the U.S. to focus on children with spinal cord injuries 1980  Philadelphia By 1984  Chicago  San Francisco (replaced by the Northern California hospital in Sacramento in 1997) First centers in the U.S. to focus on children with spinal cord injuries 1980  Philadelphia By 1984  Chicago  San Francisco (replaced by the Northern California hospital in Sacramento in 1997)

16 Functional Electrical Stimulation

17 Cleft Lip and Palate Program

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19 Therapy

20 Child Life

21 Family Services

22 Admission Requirements and Eligibility: The child is under the age of 18 There is reasonable possibility the child’s condition can be improved by specialized services available at Shriners Hospitals for Children The child is under the age of 18 There is reasonable possibility the child’s condition can be improved by specialized services available at Shriners Hospitals for Children

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25 In the U.S In Canada In the U.S In Canada

26 For more information about how you can support the mission of Shriners Hospitals for Children… Call GIFT or visit the “How You Can Help” section at


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