Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/13

Click to flip

13 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
Immediate Prosthesis
Right after surgery
Psychological and physiological affect
Temporary Prostehesis
Prosthesis and socket put on
Swelling will diminish
Muscle diminishes over time
Permanent Prosthesis
Functioning, better fit
Sock used to accommodate shrinkage
Suspension
Quadrilateral sockets- taking pressure from socket off stump to eliminate and prevent infection
Decubiti
Break down of skin
Bed sore
Disarticulation
amputation through any joint
hemicorporectomy
amputation from waste down
only reason: cancer of pelvis
not common
Prosthesis
replaces body part
Endoskeletal
inside skeleton
example: hip replacement
Exoskeletal
outside skeleton
example: prosthetic arm
Terminal Device
what goes on end of prosthesis
ex: hook
Phantom limb pain
amputation below the knee, brain does not know foot is gone
everything proxial gone
everything distal is present
nerves can still get stimulation from what used to be parts of the foot
soon disappears
Orthosis
assists a body part
Example: brace
ortho= straight