QOD 41: Prostesis in amputation patient (Musculoskeletal/Basic Care and Comfort)

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D.  The level of the amputation


Various factors go into determining the most appropriate type of prosthetic appliance to use for a patient who has had a limb amputation. The type of prosthetic may be determined by factors such as the level of the amputation, the patients functional abilities, and the condition of the remaining limb.




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