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1

Client factors limiting performance that should be evaluated are as follows:
Any changes in ____ in the residual limb, including____ and _____

Sensation
Hypersensitivity
Sensation loss

2

Client factors limiting performance that should be evaluated are as follows:
Presence and severity of ________

Phantom sensations

3

Client factors limiting performance that should be evaluated are as follows:
Experiences of self, including:

Body image, self concept, and self esteem

4

Client factors limiting performance that should be evaluated are as follows:
___, ____, and ____ of the residual limb in preparation for prosthesis wearing

Strength, flexibility, and endurance

5

Client factors limiting performance that should be evaluated are as follows:
___integrity

Skin

6

Other client factors to be evaluated:

Vocational interests
Functional mobility/balance.

7

Other client factors to be evaluated:

Vocational interests
Functional mobility/balance.
Driving evaluation
Environmental evaluation of home, school, work, community, etc.

8

Performance skills related to motor skills of the uninvolved hand should be assessed in
preparation for _____ and in _________

training in one-hand techniques and in use of the prosthesis when it is worn.

9

Occupational therapy interventions for PREPROSTHETIC PHASE: 1. Training in limb _____

hygiene

10

Occupational therapy interventions for PREPROSTHETIC PHASE:
2. Wound healing, including _____ and _____

whirlpools and massage

11

Occupational therapy interventions for PREPROSTHETIC PHASE:
3. Limb shrinkage and shaping: The client is trained to wrap the residual limb in ______ to
reduce _____ and develop a.

an elastic bandage
edema
tapered shape

12

Occupational therapy interventions for PREPROSTHETIC PHASE:
4. Desensitization of the residual limb can be done through

weight bearing on various surfaces, massage, tapping and rubbing

13

Occupational therapy interventions for PREPROSTHETIC PHASE:
An _____ or removable rigid dressing can be
used if the client is unable to perform proper wrapping techniques.

elastic shrinker

14

Occupational therapy interventions for PREPROSTHETIC PHASE:
5. Maintenance of or increasing ____ and ____ of residual limb to prevent _______ of the knees and hips of the residual limb in clients with lower limb amputations

flexibility and strength
flexion contractures

15

Occupational therapy interventions for PREPROSTHETIC PHASE:
6. Maintenance of or increasing strength and flexibility of _______ limbs: Clients with lower limb
amputations need to strengthen the upper body to maneuver a wheelchair and use mobility aids and
the lower extremities to increase weight bearing

remaining

16

Occupational therapy interventions for PREPROSTHETIC PHASE:
7. Wheelchairs: Clients with lower limb amputations require residual limb support; the large rear
wheels should be placed _____ to counterbalance missing limbs, and the wheelchair should
have antitippers.

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