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Lower Limb Prosthetics eMedicine PMR

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/pmr/topic175.htm

A prosthesis is a device designed to replace, as much as possible, the function or appearance of a missing limb or body part. An orthosis, in contrast, is a device designed to support, supplement, or augment the function of an existing limb or body part.
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Osseointegrated titanium implants for limb prostheses attachments CORR Open Access

Location: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2939339

Conclusions Despite frequent colonization around the skin-implant interface by potentially virulent bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus and bacteria associated with biomedical device infections such as coagulase-negative staphylococci, this titanium implant system for bone-anchored prostheses caused few infections leading to disability or implant removal.
Osseointegrated titanium implants for limb prostheses attachments: infectious complications. Tillander...
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Prosthetics and Orthotics POSNA Study Guide

Location: http://www.posna.org/education/StudyGuide/prostheticsAndOrthotics.asp

Objectives
1. Discuss the timing of prosthetic fitting for congenital deficiencies of the upper and lower limb
2. Describe four types of prosthetic knees
3. Describe 2 type of prosthetic feet
4. Discuss the advantages of myoelectric upper limb prostheses over the...
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Upper Limb Prosthetics eMedicine PMR

Location: http://www.emedicine.com/pmr/TOPIC174.HTM

A prosthesis is a device that is designed to replace, as much as possible, the function or appearance of a missing limb or body part. An orthosis is a device that is designed to support, supplement, or augment the function of an existing limb or body part.
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