Amputations and Prosthetics: A Case Study Approach
A case-based text, now with terminology consistent with the APTA's Guide to Physical Therapist Practice, uses a holistic approach to the management of individuals with amputations. Concise yet comprehensive, it discusses traumatic amputations, juvenile amputees, and the management of individuals with peripheral vascular diseases. The 2nd Edition reviews the latest technological advances in prosthetic fabrication and provides information on relevant websites.
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