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Flashcards in Amputations: Prosthetic Components Deck (4)
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1

UE terminal devices (hand)
A passive TD is a
(Keenan & Glover, 2013, p.
1176).

realistic-looking, nonfunctional hand worn for cosmetic purposes

2

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.

3

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

hook
functional

4

Clients using a myoelectric device must have two ______ that can fit within the prosthesis socket with sufficient EMG signals to power the hand

superficial muscle sites