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Considerations when prescribing an upper limb prosthesis: Physical considerations

Length, strength, flexibility, and skin integrity of the residual limb
Hand dominance

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Considerations when prescribing an upper limb prosthesis: Social/cognitive considerations

Patient preference for cosmesis (appearance) and function
Motivation and attitude
Cognition

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Considerations when prescribing an upper limb prosthesis:
Practicality

Typical activities to be performed with the prosthesis (home, work, leisure)
Financial coverage