PP06-High Level Case Presentation

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Case Presentation

Alistair was knocked off his bike 3 weeks ago by a truck whose driver was under the influence of alcohol.  He underwent an emergency transfemoral amputation.   Prior to the accident Alistair was a fit and healthy 26 year old with cycling at the centre of his life. He is a semi-professional cyclist, spends months training for each racing season and works at a bike shop. He has no previous medical conditions, is understandably shocked by the accident and going through a normal psychological adjustment period. He is determined to cycle again.

Assignment

What do you think is the most appropriate fitting decision and what is your treatment plan through to discharge? Justify your
answer with references from the scientific literature and from the course.

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