By Craig D. Murray (auth.), Craig Murray (eds.)
Amputation, Prosthesis Use, and Phantom Limb Pain
An Interdisciplinary Perspective
Edited by means of Craig D. Murray
For the thousands of sufferers adjusting to existence with a number of lacking limbs, version contains an complicated community of actual, mental, social, and existential components.
It is with this complicated state of affairs in brain that Amputation, Prosthesis Use, and Phantom Limb discomfort: An Interdisciplinary Perspective has been constructed. in contrast to different books that deal solely with one or one other of those themes, this quantity unites the 3 to come back the experiential to what's usually handled within the literature—and too usually within the clinic—as a completely clinical situation. Written through most sensible experts in components starting from psychology and neuroscience to biomedical engineering and computing device technology (and together with fabric acceptable to these with congenital lacking limbs in addition to to amputees), this quantity offers updated wisdom with extensive entice a number of specialist readers. furthermore, the book’s accessibility guarantees that practitioners operating in groups comprehend each one other’s paintings in addition to purchaser wishes. one of the modern themes:
- Ethical and medico-legal concerns in offering assistive technology.
- Psychosocial evaluation of version to amputation and prosthesis use.
- Congenital limb deficiencies and reviews of prosthesis use.
- Prothesis use in relation to the formation and upkeep of romantic relationships.
- Biopsychosocial ways to postoperative pain.
- Phenomenology of phantom limb adventure and prosthesis use.
- Relationship among coping sort and phantom limb pain.
- Virtual-reality remedies for phantom limb pain.
Must interpreting for scientific and healthiness psychologists, neuropsychologists, prostheticians, orthopedists, neurologists, execs in rehabilitation and rehabilitative medication, and architects of assistive applied sciences, Amputation, Prosthesis Use, and Phantom Limb Pain is devoted to the aim of encouraging right healthy and alignment—not simply among sufferers and units, yet among therapeutic execs and their clients.
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Sobuh et al. 2 The subjects Subjects Subject 1 Gender Male Age 38 Height (cm) 176 Amputation side Right Subject 2 Male 42 180 Right Cause Tumour Traumatic injury Prosthesis Myoelectric Single-site-two-state Myoelectric two-sitetwo-state The second subject was also fitted with a figure-of-nine shoulder harness for additionally security. 5 Data Collection Written consent was obtained from each subject prior to measurements being taken of upper limb range of motion and the shape of the residual limb.
2000, 2005) including lower limb amputees (Bussmann et al. 1998). A number of these devices are now commercially available and are being intensively and successfully used in many applications, including the evaluation of public health and rehabilitation programmes (Godfrey et al. 2008). 2 Sensor Technologies Over recent years, sensors for activity monitoring applications have become both significantly smaller and cheaper (Culhane et al. 2005). These sensors include microelectromechanical (MEMS) accelerometers and gyroscopes, electronic goniometers and pressure sensors (Vega-Gonzalez and Granat 2005).
2008). Application areas include movement of both the lower (Busse et al. 2004; Coleman et al. 1999) and upper (Schasfoort et al. 2006; Uswatte et al. 2000, 2005; Vega-Gonzalez and Granat 2005) limbs, in healthy individuals and individuals with disabilities (Busse et al. 2004; Coleman et al. 1999; Hansson et al 2006; Schasfoort et al. 2006; Uswatte et al. 2000, 2005) including lower limb amputees (Bussmann et al. 1998). A number of these devices are now commercially available and are being intensively and successfully used in many applications, including the evaluation of public health and rehabilitation programmes (Godfrey et al.
Amputation, Prosthesis Use, and Phantom Limb Pain: An Interdisciplinary Perspective by Craig D. Murray (auth.), Craig Murray (eds.)