Date of Defense

Fall 11-27-2000

Department

Occupational Therapy

First Advisor

David Orchanian, Occupational Therapy

Second Advisor

Cindee Peterson, Occuptational Therapy

Third Advisor

Diane Andert, Occupational Therapy

Abstract

The objectives of this paper are: to learn about the different types of amputations and causes, understand the psychological changes amputees face, become familiar with different prosthetics used and prothesists in the area, to learn how occupational therapy and other therapy personnel become involved in treatment, and to develop a program involving amputees to be implemented locally.

Access Setting

Honors Thesis-Campus Only

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