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Journal of Prosthetics and Orthotics: October 2014 - Volume 26 - Issue 4 - p 183-184
doi: 10.1097/JPO.0000000000000042
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Quiz—Functional and Psychosocial Status of Haitians Who Became Users of Lower-Limb Prostheses as a Result of the 2010 Earthquake

  1. (True or False) ____________ Prior to the 2010 Haiti earthquake, there were only two public providers of prosthetic and orthotic devices and related rehabilitation services in or near the capital.
  2. (True or False) ____________ There proved to be several disadvantages to the intensive and immediate response to this catastrophe.
  3. [Select the correct response.] It was reported that within six months of the earthquake, approximately _____________ patients received limbs from various providers.
    1. 350
    2. 600
    3. 1,200
    4. 2,000
  4. (True or False) ____________ A multidisciplinary team approach is fundamental to positive outcomes in physical capabilities and psychosocial adjustment of individuals.
  5. [Select the correct response.] ____________ following lower-limb amputation is one of the primary goals of rehabilitation.
    1. Masterful agility
    2. Intentional dexterity
    3. Functional mobility
    4. Purposeful functionality
  6. [Select the correct response.] In order to facilitate the overall interview process, several procedures were implemented primarily to _____________________.
    1. minimize inconsistencies in the collection of data
    2. streamline the interview process
    3. facilitate the screening process
    4. maximize the efforts of the limited personnel
  7. [Select the correct response.] Which of the following is not a domain of TAPES?
    1. satisfaction
    2. psychosocial adjustment
    3. activity augmentation
    4. activity restriction
  8. (True or False) _____________ Concerning this study, the average time that participants had their current prosthesis was between eighteen (18) and twenty-four (24) months.
  9. [Select the correct response.] The areas of greatest dissatisfaction regarding the prosthesis were _______________.
    1. texture and flexibility
    2. durability and weight
    3. color and durability
    4. weight and color
  10. [Select the correct response.] Which type of prosthetic users experienced more difficulties adjusting to prosthetic use in functional aspects of their daily lives?
    1. transtibial prosthetic users
    2. transfemoral prosthetic users
  11. (True or False) ____________ Both transfemoral and transtibial prosthetic users experienced the same challenges in social adjustment.
  12. [Select the correct response.] Concerning prosthetic fitting, the average wait time for the study sample was ___________ months, as opposed to an average of ___________ months in countries with more resources.
    1. 10…3 – 6
    2. 6…1 – 2
    3. 18…10 – 12
    4. 12…6 – 8

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