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Prosthetic use amongst paediatric upper limb amputees

Day, Sarah and Buckingham, Gavin (2014) Prosthetic use amongst paediatric upper limb amputees. In: American Orthotic Prosthetic Association National Assembly, 2014-09-04 - 2014-09-07.

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Abstract

A 21 question survey was distributed through the UK charity Reach. Children aged 8-16 with upper limb absence or amputations were invited to answer questions about their views on disability, prosthetic usage and activities of daily living.