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

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Answer:

D.  The level of the amputation

Rationale: 

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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