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The Management of Upper Extremity Amputation Rehabilitation (UEAR) (2014)

Image of Limb Amputation GuidelineThe UEAR CPG is designed to address the key principles of rehabilitation and clinical care for patients with upper limb amputation. The overall goal of amputation rehabilitation is to optimize the patient’s health status, function, independence, and quality of life. Ongoing medical assessments and therapy interventions to address psychosocial, physical and functional limitations are necessary to achieve these desired end states.

Disclaimer:This Clinical Practice Guideline is intended for use only as a tool to assist a clinician/healthcare professional and should not be used to replace clinical judgment.

About the CPG Guideline Links Related Guidelines
The guideline is formatted as one algorithm and core modules.
Questions about the UEAR Guideline
UEAR Full Guideline (2014)
UEAR Summary (2014)
UEAR Patient Summary (2014)
UEAR Pocket Card (2014)
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