Upper limb prosthetic use in Slovenia.

  title={Upper limb prosthetic use in Slovenia.},
  author={Helena Burger and Crt Marin{\vc}ek},
  journal={Prosthetics and orthotics international},
  volume={18 1},
The article deals with the use of different types of upper limb prostheses in Slovenia. Four hundred and fourteen upper limb amputees were sent a questionnaire on the type of their prosthesis, its use and reasons for non-use, respectively. The replies were subject to statistical analysis. Most of the questioned upper limb amputees (70%) wear a prosthesis only for cosmesis. The use of a prosthesis depends on the level of upper limb amputation, loss of the dominant hand, and time from amputation… CONTINUE READING


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