Geriatric Grand Rounds-117546-------8/13/2014,
'Pre & Post Prosthetic Rehabilitation for Lower Limb Amputees'; Lisa Blankenship, M.D.
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Understand factors determining if an amputee is a prosthetic candidate          
Understand basic pre- and post- amputation medical considerations          
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A 63y/o gentleman s/p BKA has a large neuropathic wound on the bottom of his left foot and is anxious to begin prosthetic gait training. You recommend:
A). Protective footwear with a post operative shoe-- B). Delay prosthetic gait training until his neuropathic wound heals-- C). The wound does not appear infected. No intervention is needed
D). Begin gait training, soaking the foot for 30 minutes after each therapy session
Correct answer is: B        
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