Khasnabis, Chapal and Murray, Kevin and Deans, Sarah (2013) Impact of prosthetics and orthotics services on the quality of life of people with disabilities in India. In: ISPO 2013 World Congress, 2013-02-04 - 2013-02-07, HICC.
ISPO_2013_conference_proceedings.pdf - Final Published Version
The aim of this study was to investigate the thoughts and feelings of the person who received a prosthesis or orthosis rather than evaluating the actual device which was prescibed and fitted. It was eveident from the study that people with disabilities find it challenging to access prosthetics and orthotics services. People with disabilities can have a better quality of life with an orthosis or prosthesis which leads to empowerment, inclusion and participation.
|Item type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)|
|Keywords:||quality of life, prosthesis, orthosis, disability, developing countries, service provision, Bioengineering, Physical geography|
|Subjects:||Technology > Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General) > Bioengineering
Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > Physical geography
|Department:||Faculty of Engineering > Biomedical Engineering
Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Psychological Science and Health > Physical Activity for Health
|Depositing user:||Pure Administrator|
|Date Deposited:||30 May 2013 09:53|
|Last modified:||18 Apr 2017 18:59|