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ORIGINAL REPORT
The pneumatic post-amputation mobility aid in geriatric rehabilitation
Dickstein R, Pillar T, Mannheim M
Several disadvantages of rigid temporary dressings for geriatric amputees led to the trial of a relatively new kind of pylon--the Pneumatic Post-Amputation Mobility Aid (PPAM). Thirty-five geriatric amputees who were referred to a geriatric rehabilitation hospital participated in the study. Thirty-three of these patients learned to walk with the device easily and safety. The below-knee amputees ac ...
Pages: 149-150
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