Flashcards in amputee management Deck (14)
for prosthetics, what are the examination concerns?
What are some things to look for in skin examination?
What are common skin problems?
What are the medicare functional classification levels?
K0 (no ambulation)
K1 (household ambulation)
K4(high level activity)
Factors affecting prognosis?
level of amputation
time since amputation
condition of intact limb
What do you wear whenever prosthesis is not on for 1 year post surgery?
What may develop contractors in transferal amputation?
hip flexors and abductors
what may develop contractors for trans tibial?
What are muscles that need to be strong for prosthetics tt,tf,ue?
abds, extensors, quads, triceps and low trap
What are desensitization activities for?
what are some goals for D/c
safety (think going to br)
interventions of balance and coordination?
single limb stance
sit to stand
overall just some WB
considerations for pt education?
wear/keep socks clean
keep socket clean
gradually increase wearing time
shrinker when not wearing prosthetic