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Bilateral lower extremity dressing frame.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1163618     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Completely independent application of lower extremity prostheses and clothing is essential but often difficult to accomplish in optimal rehabilitation of the bilateral above-knee amputee. This paper suggests an occupational therapy treatment plan for above-knee amputations, discusses reasons for dependency and decreased use of lower extremity prostheses and clothing, and describes a bilateral lower extremity dressing frame designed for independent application of prostheses and lower extremity clothing. The cost of rehabilitation can be justified once independence in application of prostheses and clothing is accomplished and functional ambulation is achieved.
Authors:
I L Adams
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0272-9490     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Occup Ther     Publication Date:  1975 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-12-04     Completed Date:  1975-12-04     Revised Date:  2012-08-27    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7705978     Medline TA:  Am J Occup Ther     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  547-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Amputees*
Artificial Limbs
Clothing*
Humans
Leg*
Male
Middle Aged
Occupational Therapy
Self-Help Devices*

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