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1

What are two Clinical Practice Guidelines we use in this class?

VA / Department of Defense

CARF (rehab hospital accreditation)

2

What are the two goals for the two clinical practice guidelines?

1. Evidence Based Practice
2. Objective testing as part of standardized practice

3

What are the 3 overall course objectives for students in this class?

DEFINE a clinical guideline
Identify the stages of Recovery following amputation based n the VA guideline
Discuss the clinical use of a guideline and its limitations

4

What is a clinical practice guideline?

Outline (general, non-detailed) of the typical pathway recovery for a given diagnosis follows. A COMPREHENSIVE ASSESSMENT of the strength of evidence for the interventions for various stages of recovery (not an exhaustive list). A resource for ALL DISCIPLINES involved in an individual's recovery

5

What are two things a clinical practice guideline is not?

A detailed, prescribed treatment plan for the management of a given patient with a given diagnosis. Or an exhaustive and all-inclusive list of all possible treatments for a given diagnosis.

6

What are the 5 Stages of Amputee/Prosthesis management?

1. Pre-operative management
2. Acute post-operative management
3. Pre-prosthetic management
4. Prosthetic training
5. Long-term follow-up

7

What are the 12 Components of Management?

Pain
Medical Co-Morbidities
Behavioral Health/Psychological
Cognitive Function
Residual Limb
Patient Education
Prosthetic
Discharge planning
Rehabilitation intervention
Functional Activities/ADLs
Community Integration
Equipment