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Artificial Limbs

  • By: Barkha Gurbani
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Artificial limbs are a type of prosthesis that replaces a missing part of the body. They are classified by the type of amputation they replace, for example, below the knee, above the knee, below the elbow, or above the elbow. For ...

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