Prosthetic rehabilitation for older dysvascular people following a unilateral transfemoral amputation

  • Protocol
  • Intervention

Authors

  • TE Howe,

  • JCO Cumming,

  • S Barr


Prof Tracey Howe, Director, Teesside Centre for Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Teesside, The James Cook University Hospital, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, Tees Valley, TS4 3BW, UK. tracey.howe@tees.ac.uk.

Abstract

This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

To present the best evidence for prosthetic rehabilitation following unilateral transfemoral amputation in community dwelling and / or institutionalised older dysvascular people.

The following null hypothesis is formulated: Prosthetic rehabilitation is not successful for older dysvascular people following a unilateral transfemoral amputation.