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Transfemoral
.

Above the knee

2

Transtibial

Below the knee:

3

Transmetatarsal

Below the ankle

4

Transhumeral

Above the elbow

5

Transradial

Below the elbow

6

Transmetacarpal

Below the wrist

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Disarticulation: across a joint such as hip, wrist, elbow, or shoulder; an ankle disarticulation is called a _____ amputation

Symes

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Preprosthetic training lasts form ____ until _____

From postsurgery until client receives permanent prosthesis

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Goals for preprosthetic training phase:
a. Assist the client in coping with ______
b. Optimize wound healing.
c. Maximize residual limb shrinkage and shaping to achieve tapered distal end, the optimal shape
for a prosthetic socket.
f. Facilitate independence in basic ADLs.
g. Explore prosthetic options.

psychological aspects of limb loss, including changed body scheme, reduced self-esteem and self-efficacy, shock, disbelief, anger, grief, guilt, denial, hopelessness, and depression.

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Goals for preprosthetic training phase:
c. Maximize residual limb shrinkage and shaping to achieve _____, the optimal shape for a prosthetic socket.

tapered distal end

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Goals for preprosthetic training phase:
d. _____ residual limb.
e. Maintain or _____ ROM and strength.

Desensitize
increase

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Other goals for preprosthetic phase

b. Optimize wound healing.
c. Maximize residual limb shrinkage and shaping to achieve tapered distal end, the optimal shape
for a prosthetic socket.
f. Facilitate independence in basic ADLs.
g. Explore prosthetic options.

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Prosthetic training occurs after _____
2. Goals
a. Teach the client to independently don and doff prosthesis.
b. Train the client in care of the prosthesis.
c. Increase the client’s wearing time to full day.
d. Encourage the client in independent use of prosthesis.

the client receives permanent prosthesis

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Goals for prosthetic training phase:
Teach the client to independently _______

Don and doff prosthesis

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Goals for prosthetic training phase:
Train the client in ____ of the prosthesis

Care

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Goals for prosthetic training phase:
Increase the client's wearing time to ____

A full day

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Goals for prosthetic training phase:
Encourage the client to be ___ in use of prosthesis

Independent