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Case Report  |   March 1986
Occupational Therapy With a Traumatic Bilateral Shoulder Disarticulation Amputee
Author Affiliations
  • At the time this paper was written, Pedro Garza, OTR, was an occupational therapist employed by the Department of Occupational Therapy, University of Texas Medical Branch Hospitals, Galveston, TX. He currently is an occupational therapist in San Marcos, TX 78666
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Case Report   |   March 1986
Occupational Therapy With a Traumatic Bilateral Shoulder Disarticulation Amputee
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March 1986, Vol. 40, 194-198. doi:10.5014/ajot.40.3.194
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, March 1986, Vol. 40, 194-198. doi:10.5014/ajot.40.3.194
Abstract

This report describes the application of occupational therapy to a patient with traumatic bilateral shoulder disarticulation. Treatment goals and methods for acute care, preprosthetic training, and prosthetic training are described and illustrated.