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Amputation

Adjusted weight for amputee

12/23/2008

Question:

May I know how much do we need to adjust our weight for amputation on different part of the body? what is the reference for the weight adjustment. Thanks

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Response by:

Brian L Bowyer, MD Brian L Bowyer, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University