Quiz: Options for Limb Prostheses
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A patient with recent upper extremity amputation just below the elbow comes to the office for consultation regarding choices for a prosthesis. During the interview, the patient says that she would like to continue to work in construction and would most likely need a prosthesis that is inexpensive, durable, and requires little maintenance. Which of the following is the most appropriate prosthesis to recommend to this patient?

  • A.

    Body-powered prosthesis

     

  • B.

    Externally powered myoelectric prosthesis

  • C.

    Hybrid prosthesis

     

  • D.

    Passive prosthesis

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