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  • people
  • The main objective in the rehabilitation of people following amputation is to restore or improve their functioning, which includes their return to work. (kobo.com)
  • The importance of returning to work for people following amputation the- fore has to be considered. (kobo.com)
  • Perhaps the first article about reemployment and problems people may have at work after amputation was published in 1955 (Boynton 1955). (kobo.com)
  • Greater interest and more studies about returning to work and problems people have at work following amputation arose in the 1990s and has continued in recent years (Burger and Marinc ?ek 2007). (kobo.com)
  • Owing to the different functions of our lower and upper limbs, people with lower limb amputations have different activity limitations and participation restrictions compared to people with upper limb amputations. (kobo.com)
  • amputee
  • In addition to those conversations, reading Stronger by Jeff Bauman, On My Own Two Feet by Amy Purdy, and Unthinkable by Scott Rigsby, the first double-leg amputee to ever cross the finish line in the Ironman Triathlon, were all incredible stories that helped me understand the realities of amputation as well as the confidence that an amputation can improve one's life. (garrettdimon.com)
  • Visualization of an A6 classified swimmer competing in S8 Visualization of an A3 classified swimmer competing in S8 Visualization of an A8 classified swimmer competing in S8 Visualization of an A2 classified swimmer competing in S8 Visualization of an A9 classified swimmer competing in S8 S8 and S9 amputee swimmers in this class have similar start times to people with legs amputations in S8 to S10 classes. (wikipedia.org)
  • traumatic
  • Event will highlight the urgent nature of the diabetes epidemic as the leading cause of non-traumatic lower extremity amputations and discuss ways to reduce these amputations. (prweb.com)
  • This educational event will highlight the urgent nature of the diabetes epidemic-among the top ten leading causes of death in Colorado and leading cause of non-traumatic lower extremity amputation-specifically the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease and diabetic foot ulcers/injuries. (prweb.com)
  • typically
  • Treatment typically requires toe amputation to remove the tumour, followed by chemotherapy if the cancer metastasised. (ehow.co.uk)
  • After amputation, dogs typically do not have difficulty compensating for the lost toe. (ehow.co.uk)
  • Typically, when treating a patient for skin cancer, a surgeon will try to remove the smallest amount of skin possible However, in situations where the cancer has spread far beyond its original site, amputation may be the best option for removing all of the cancer from the body. (moffitt.org)
  • infection
  • You may also need an amputation after limb-sparing surgery if there is an infection in the bone that persists despite treatment, or if the cancer comes back in the bone. (macmillan.org.uk)
  • A further amputation had left him open to infection, and now he was facing the prospect of an awful, agonising death over a period of several days - hallucinations, dehydration, his kidneys packing up, his breathing going and then, finally, his heart. (wikipedia.org)
  • vascular
  • For vascular diseases minimal amputation is done. (boloji.com)
  • In 2008, Mr. David Nott, a British vascular surgeon in the Democratic Republic of the Congo with Médecins Sans Frontières performed a forequarter amputation to save the life of a 16-year-old boy, whose arm had been severed by an injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • The rate of amputation has decreased significantly with the introduction and optimization of revascularization to combat vascular disease. (wikipedia.org)
  • affected foot
  • After your vet completes extensive preoperative tests that confirm an amputation is required, the dog is anaesthetised and the affected foot is prepped to remove fur and clean/sanitise the area. (ehow.co.uk)
  • circumcision
  • Benjamin's mother says that "the long history of penile amputations" associated with the Mogen Clamp, "unlike other circumcision devices," contradicts these claims. (courthousenews.com)
  • In fact, though the Mogen Clamp comprises a small percentage of the circumcision product market, it accounts for the majority of penile amputations," the complaint states. (courthousenews.com)
  • suffer
  • Each year, about 25 workers in Washington suffer from amputations so serious - lost arms, hands, legs or feet - that they require ongoing specialized care. (claimsjournal.com)
  • infections
  • Amnion ruptures can be caused by: teratogenic drugs (e.g. thalidomide, which causes phocomelia), or environmental chemicals ionizing radiation (atomic weapons, radioiodine, radiation therapy) infections metabolic imbalance trauma Congenital amputation is the least common reason for amputation, but it is projected[by whom? (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • Every year there are steady reports made to the FDA of penile amputations due to the Mogen Clamp," the complaint states, abbreviating Food and Drug Administration. (courthousenews.com)
  • For most cases the diagnosis for congenital amputation is not made until the infant is born. (wikipedia.org)
  • find
  • That having been said, I recall reading about some prehospital amputations being lifesaving (I cannot find any links). (gruntdoc.com)
  • patient
  • From what I have read, prejhospital amputations aren't really all that difficult: the hard part is in making the decision, which isn't taken lightly, but if it's to be done it should be done in time to save the life of the patient. (gruntdoc.com)
  • It has to be revealed to the patient that amputation is inevitable for they have to be prepared of how they are going to look like. (boloji.com)
  • Life
  • when do i say "stop the trail and error and make it better already" I feel like i keep having surgeries (with a lot of pain and long time recovery) with no positive outcome and im tired of wasting all this time hoping something will get better, when i could just take the final leap, have an amputation and start living my life again! (dailystrength.org)
  • With Spring and nice weather coming up, a few other significant life events, and knowing that the recovery will take at least six months, it's looking like the timing will work out to a late April date for the amputation. (garrettdimon.com)
  • Amputation or loss of a limb following an accident, injury or disease will always be life changing but there are exciting new technological advances which can provide the very best prostheses to replace the function and appearance of the lost limb if you know how to access the sources. (barlowrobbins.com)
  • It must be taken into account how an amputation is going to affect his personal and professional life. (boloji.com)