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  • n. Plural form of prosthetist.

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Examples

  • Our teamincludes highly skilled orthopaedic surgeons, radiologists and nurses, prosthetists, physical therapists and occupational therapists.

    Leg-length discrepancies, limb deformities

  • In addition, skilled nurses, prosthetists, physical therapists, occupational therapists and social workers are available on site to provide comprehensive support for your child and your family.

    Limb deficiency

  • They are supported byspecially trained nurses, occupational hand therapists, prosthetists, and physical therapists, allavailable on site to meet your child's needs.

    Hand clinic: treatment of deformities, conditions, injuries

  • The breakdown of health professions includes prosthetists, medical physicists, psychologists and dieticians.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • And that's really what Heather is trying to do, is get more supports in Iraq for children like Zeynab, so that more prosthetists will be available to fit the artificial limbs in Iraq.

    CNN Transcript Aug 14, 2004

  • But we're not even sending our NGOs and prosthetists there at the moment.

    CNN Transcript Aug 14, 2004

  • The biggest problem at the moment, Larry, is that as Carol was saying, you know, some of the local Iraqis can do the work, but most of our prosthetists that were local Iraqis working in Basra actually were based in Baghdad, so they find it very difficult to take the risk to get from Baghdad to Basra.

    CNN Transcript Aug 14, 2004

  • The entire book has been carefully reviewed by specialists in related fields: physical therapists (PTs), occupational therapists (OTs), orthotists, prosthetists, wheelchair designers, rehabilitation engineers, and leaders from among the disabled.

    Chapter 3

  • My legs -- now they're better now than they were 20 years ago, but 20 years ago when I last tried them, they weighed about 25, 30 pounds, and even when I was going through training, all the prosthetists that trained me knew that I was not going to be able to walk.

    Fortunate Son: The Autobiography of Lewis Puller, Jr.

  • What is crucially needed and needed now are people -- devoted and competent doctors, nurses, therapists, prosthetists and orthotists -- supported at home by understanding governments and unselfish public-minded organizations and individuals.

    Rehabilitation: Educational and International

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