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1

In a dual cable control system, how do you operate the terminal device?

Shoulder flexion and biscapular abduction

2

In a dual cable control system, what do you have to do first in order to operate the terminal device?

Lock the elbow

3

At what age can a baby with transhumeral amputation use a body-powered hook?

4-5 yo

4

In a dual cable control system, how do you unlock the elbow?

Shoulder depression, extension and abduction

5

2 types of elbow locking systems in transhumeral prosthetic

1. External locking elbow
2. Internal locking elbow

6

What's more preferable - internal or external elbow joint

Internal elbow joint for cosmetic purposes

7

A passive prosthesis used for children with transhumeral amputation

Banana Arm

8

When is an external locking elbow used?

For elbow disarticulation

9

In a dual cable control system, how do you flex the elbow?

Shoulder flexion and biscapular abduction

10

How far up the arm does the lateral aspect of the socket go in a transhumeral socket?

Up to the acromion

11

At what age can a baby with transhumeral amputation use a myoelectric arm?

1 year old

12

In a dual cable control system, how do you lock the elbow?

Shoulder depression, extension and abduction