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Amputations and prostheses

Amputations and prostheses

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Published by Baillière Tindall in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Amputation,
  • Artificial limbs

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMiroslaw Vitali ... [et al.].
    ContributionsVitali, Miroslaw.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRD553 .A64
    The Physical Object
    Pagination241 p. :
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4291598M
    ISBN 100702005703
    LC Control Number78319113

    Written by experienced physiatrists, prosthetists, and therapists, this book provides an introduction to the field of amputee care and prosthetics. Dedicated chapters guide you through prescription of prostheses for the various levels and types of amputations in both the lower and upper extremity and address recent advances in functionality and Price: $   Synopsis Covering advances in surgical and prosthetic techniques, future developments and adult and paediatric concerns, this text includes fully described indications for prostheses and amputations levels, plus rehabilitation approaches/5(7).

      Written by experienced physiatrists, prosthetists, and therapists, this book provides an introduction to the field of amputee care and prosthetics. Dedicated chapters guide you through prescription of prostheses for the various levels and types of amputations in both the lower and upper extremity and address recent advances in functionality and Brand: Springer Publishing Company. Fundamentals of Amputation Care and Prosthetics by Douglas Murphy. Price. Quantity. £ (To see other currencies, click on price this book provides an introduction to the field of amputee care and prosthetics. Dedicated chapters on prescription of prostheses for the various levels and types of amputations in both the lower and upper.

    Fundamentals of Amputation Care and Prosthetics - Ebook written by Douglas Murphy, MD. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Fundamentals of Amputation Care and : Douglas Murphy, MD.   Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Prosthetics Books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.


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Written by experienced physiatrists, prosthetists, and therapists, this book provides an introduction to the field of amputee care and prosthetics. Dedicated chapters guide you through prescription of prostheses for the various levels and types of amputations in both the lower and upper extremity and address recent advances in functionality and by: 7.

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Written by experienced physiatrists, prosthetists, and therapists, this book provides an introduction to the field of amputee care and prosthetics.

Dedicated chapters guide you through prescription. Prosthetic components are reviewed as well as troubleshooting and gait deviations. Upper extremity amputations are not reviewed with as much detail but there is an excellent, succinct Amputations and prostheses book of classification of congenital amputations.

The book does present cases but these are meant more as a focus for applying the principles discussed/5(4). Written by experienced physiatrists, prosthetists, and therapists, this book provides an introduction to the field of amputee care and prosthetics. Dedicated chapters guide you through prescription of prostheses for the various levels and types of amputations in both the lower and upper extremity and address recent advances in functionality and safety.

Prosthetic limbs are not suitable for everyone who's had an amputation because an extensive course of physiotherapy and rehabilitation is required. Adjusting to life with a prosthetic limb takes a considerable amount of energy because you have to compensate for the loss of muscle and bone in the amputated limb.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Amputations and prostheses. London: Baillière Tindall, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors.

Upper extremity amputations are devastating and will profoundly impact the life of the affected patient. A successful amputation and reconstruction can decrease the extent of the loss. Surgical goals include removing the damaged or diseased limb, minimizing long-term complications, and preparing a limb stump that can be fitted for a by: 5.

Summary. Amputations in the lower limb are now carried out principally in the elderly because of vascular disease. The management and rehabilitation of the amputee is best achieved by a team approach with the close cooperation of the different disciplines. Attention should be paid to the psychological state of the patient who should be encouraged Cited by: ♦ Amputation surgery should produce a new end-organ for locomotion with a prosthesis or interaction with the environment♦ The choice of amputation level should be based on healing, functional expectations, and prosthetic use♦ Success of rehabilitation depends on multi-disciplinary input and management of complications♦ The prostheses prescribed should.

Amputation Surgeries Post-Op/Pre-Prosthetic Care Understanding and Selecting Prosthetic Feet Postsurgical Management of Partial Foot and Syme Amputation Transtibial Prosthesis Transfemoral Prostheses Prosthetic Options for Persons with High and Bilateral Amputation Early Rehabilitation in Lower Extremity.

There, amputation is the first resort in a medical crisis, not the last, yet few can afford the price of good prosthetics.

Today anyone in Ghana, from members of parliament to people who live in the streets, can get a state-of-the-art prosthetic : Gracie Rosenberger. The fourth edition of the Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies is written by recognized experts in the fields of amputation surgery, rehabilitation, and prosthetics.

Discover the best in contemporary thinking, the most recent advances and future developments in prosthetic technology with in-depth treatment and management recommendations for adult and pediatric Price: $ Description: Written by experienced physiatrists, prosthetists, and therapists at the McGuire VAMC regional Amputee Center of Excellence, this book provides an introduction to the field of amputee care and prosthetics.

Dedicated chapters on prescription of prostheses for the various levels and types of amputations in both the lower and upper extremity provide state-of-the-art.

Novel above-ankle prostheses that adequately protect the amputation site and correct varus deformity, while still utilizing the full length of the amputation, have also been described [ 27 ].

Figure 1. Carbon fiber partial foot prosthesis after Chopart amputation. The patient has remained active and is able run with this device. Prostheses for a partial hand amputation. (A, Courtesy Otto Bock HealthCare, Minneapolis; B, courtesy Touch Bionics, Hilliard Ohio, ) FIGURE Component parts of standard transhumeral prosthesis.

FIGURE Prosthetic sock worn under the prosthesis. FIGURE The Hosmer-Dorrance hook terminal devices are available in a variety of. Amputations and Prosthetics: A Case Study Approach.

A case-based text, now with terminology consistent with the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, uses a holistic approach to the management of individuals with amputations/5(5). Also called temporary prosthesis. modular prosthesis: selectively applicable for below-knee or any level of proximal amputations; use socket according to prescription with adjustable pylon and foot and socket attachment plates; exterior surface is made of custom-shaped foam and covered with cosmetic material.

Also called endoskeletal prosthesis. Last updated 05/ - You have reached a point in your journey where your residual limb is healing after your amputation and you are considering your options for a prosthesis.

Thinking about your first prosthesis can be both an exciting and scary process. This will be another step in your journey toward returning to your new normal after surgery. It is .The main objective in the rehabilitation of people following amputation is to restore or improve their functioning, which includes their return to work.

Full-time employment leads to beneficial health effects and being healthy leads to increased chances of full-time employment (Ross and Mirowskay ). Employment of disabled people enhances their self-esteem and reduces. A below-knee amputation (“BKA”) is a transtibial amputation that involves removing the foot, ankle joint, and distal tibia and fibula with related soft tissue structures.

In general, a BKA is preferred over an above-knee amputation (AKA), as the former has better rehabilitation and functional outcomes.[1] The rates of lower extremity amputation have Author: Curtis T.

Adams, Akshay Lakra.