prosthetist


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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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During this phase, the prosthetist and user determine the initial prosthetic control scheme and identify control methods that can include a combination of myoelectric control, foot controls, pneumatic bladders, switches, and linear transducers.
Next Step prosthetists and clinicians are actively involved in the development of new prosthetic/orthotic technologies and components.
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The number of children losing limbs in car accidents is huge in this region, according to a prosthetist.
They were left with one leg each but, thanks to replacement limbs invented by the world's leading prosthetist Kevin Carroll, the boys are now learning to walk.
A dedicated and persistent VA prosthetist scavenged leg prosthetics and devised a lower trunk socket with attached modified hip joints, then machined them to use in an unorthodox assembly.
A LONG WAIT AHEAD Tilly Lockey and her new prosthetic hand, with Prosthetist Alison Goodwin
But then the prosthetist came from Headley Court to measure me for a new arm.
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