Flashcards in Amputations: Prosthetic Components Deck (4)
UE terminal devices (hand)
A passive TD is a
(Keenan & Glover, 2013, p.
realistic-looking, nonfunctional hand worn for cosmetic purposes
UE terminal devices (hand):
Active terminal devices is a
body-powered, externally powered (through electrical connection or electromyographic [EMG] signals), or hybrid-powered hook or realistic-looking hand that assists with functional activities.
The ________ is considered more ____ than the hand because of its greater precision, greater visibility of object being grasped, lesser weight, lower cost, greater reliability, and ability to fit into close quarters