Upper limb amputees: a clinic profile.

@article{Durance1988UpperLA,
  title={Upper limb amputees: a clinic profile.},
  author={J P Durance and Beth O'Shea},
  journal={International disability studies},
  year={1988},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={
          68-72
        }
}
A clinic population of upper limb amputees was located to document their management and functional restoration. Of the 38 people contacted, 26 agreed to participate. Data were collected by questionnaires, and by physical and prosthetic examination. Prostheses were worn by 81% all or part of the day, 77% using active terminal devices. A change in occupation was noted by nine, and one was unemployed. Comfort and cosmesis were satisfactory. Prostheses were reported least useful for leisure… CONTINUE READING
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