Medicine and design investigate residual limb volume fluctuations: Three case studies

Molly Staker, Karen Ryan, Karen LaBat

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Abstract

Background: Volume fluctuations dramatically affect the daily fit and function of amputees' prosthetic limbs. Prosthetists have experiential knowledge of patient volume fluctuations; however they rarely have access to quantitative evidence. Information regarding volume fluctuations is crucial when determining prosthetic socket design, component selection, and rehabilitation regimens. A collaboration between the Human Dimensioning

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)156-161
Number of pages6
JournalAustralasian Medical Journal
Volume1
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - 2009

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