Occupational Therapy For A Multiple Limb Loss Military Patient, A Case Study
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This Severe polytrauma involving multiple limb amputations have unfortunately become more common through the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. This population of young, motivated, and severely injured patients present unique challenges for therapists and prosthetists. Client centered care is an essential part of positive therapeutic relationships and in achieving functional goals. This case study will give an overview of care by reviewing challenges, barriers, prosthetic training, limitations of prosthetics, and therapeutic use of self to foster best outcomes with this individual.
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