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By Douglas Murphy

Written via skilled physiatrists, prosthetists, and therapists, this e-book offers an advent to the sector of amputee care and prosthetics. committed chapters advisor you thru prescription of prostheses for some of the degrees and kinds of amputations in either the decrease and top extremity and handle fresh advances in performance and security. Pre- and post-operative care, prosthetic troubleshooting, gait concerns and clinical administration of the residual limb also are addressed. With concise key details highlighted all through, this guide is a welcome aspect of care source or learn software for trainees and practitioners in any box who paintings with amputees to revive functionality and aid improve the lives of those contributors.

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  • Concise, useful guide covers the fundamentals of higher and decrease extremity amputee care and prosthetics
  • Succinct presentation, well-illustrated info is straightforward to discover
  • Portable ideal to be used on rounds or within the health center
  • State-of-the-art distillation of present considering and perform first-class transitional publication for citizens or prepared reference for skilled practitioners


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