New standards measure upper-limb amputees' progress

10/31/2012 | MedGadget.com

A team of clinical experts has developed a methodology to evaluate the progress of amputees’ use of prosthetic arms. The methodology, called Activities Measure for Upper Limb Amputees, consists of 18 tasks such as changing a shirt or using a spoon and objective standards to measure amputees’ performance of the tasks.

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