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prosthetist

 [pros´thĕ-tist]
a person skilled in prosthetics and practicing its application.

pros·the·tist

(pros'the-tist),
One skilled in constructing and fitting prostheses.

prosthetist

[pros′thətist]
a person who fabricates and fits artificial limbs and similar devices prescribed by a physician. A certified prosthetist is one who has successfully completed the examination of the American Orthotic and Prosthetic Association.

prosthetist

Orthopedics A person who produces and/or fits a prosthetic device, usually understood to be a limb

pros·the·tist

(pros'thĕ-tist)
One skilled in constructing and fitting prostheses.

Prosthetist

A health care professional who is skilled in making and fitting artificial parts (prosthetics) for the human body.
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pros·the·tist

(pros'thĕ-tist)
One skilled in constructing and fitting prostheses.

prosthetist (pros´thətist),

n the principal responsible individual involved in the construction of an artificial replacement for any part of the body.

prosthetist

a person skilled in prosthetics and practicing its application.
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Fitting a socket to a residual limb is an iterative process, sometimes requiring several return visits to a prosthetist, typically ranging from 5 to 40 visits per year [1-2].
I can answer them as a certified prosthetist, but I haven't been through it.
Prosthetist Julianne Mason helped tweak the fit so Daniel could try some practice steps in a narrow hallway with support bars on both walls.
An orthopedist and prosthetist from Jacksonville, Fla.
Moreover, in my experience, most prosthetists (unlike some doctors) are accessible, easy to deal with, and willing to help their patients who are in litigation.
As a prosthetist or orthotist, your work with patients would usually include assessing how much a patient is physically able do before having an artificial limb or appliance fitted.
Fergason and Joe Miller, WRAMC prosthetist, directed chapter discussions in the Prosthetic Devices and Assistive Technologies group.
They provide technical support services to clinical orthotists and prosthetists.
This is a unique condition that most general prosthetists are not aware of, nor do they have enough skill to cope with the challenges of providing a prosthesis for an anaesthetic stump.
He became chairman of the Prosthetists and Orthotists Board in 1997, which succeeded in regulating the standards and discipline of the trade.
This allows amputees, prosthetists (doctors who custom-fit prostheses), and engineers of medical technology to view, modify, and further develop the 3D models without the barrier of cost.
I know many of the prosthetists and technicians have already been willing ambassadors to help serve others less fortunate overseas and I wish them and the group every success in the future.