prosthetist


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pros·thet·ics

 (prŏs-thĕt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The branch of medicine or surgery that deals with the production and application of artificial body parts.

pros′the·tist (prŏs′thĭ-tĭst) n.

prosthetist

(prɒsˈθiːtɪst)
n
(Medicine) a designer, maker, or fitter of prostheses
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.prosthetist - an expert in prosthetics
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
Translations

prosthetist

n técnico ortopédico, especialista mf en protesis; [Note: técnica ortopédica means orthopedic technique and is not generally used to refer to a female prosthetist.]
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With our board certified prosthetist and our research team, I see VetWorx being a leader and at the forefront of the prosthetic industry," said Joseph Rowe.
In my practice as an orthotist and prosthetist I routinely came across patients like Mr.
Alison Goodwin, prosthetist at Touch Bionics, said: "Josh has spent this week with us being fitted with the Touch Bionics i-limb quantum prosthesis.
Now, daughter Nellie had become a prosthetist, a person who makes and fits artificial limbs.
Molly's bespoke running legs were created by prosthetist Jon Pini and technician Mike James at the hospital's Artificial Limb and Appliance Centre (ALAC).
Blatchford's chief prosthetist Mark Ledger said: "We didn't expect her to be running so soon.
Sure, a doctor or a prosthetist could tell her yes, but talking with another woman who's actually been through it would have been helpful.
Controls setup and orientation involves the prosthetist and patient establishing a control scheme for prosthetic operation as well as education on how to control the device.
It was also found that Doree, who worked as a prosthetist for 25 years, sexually harassed a female member of staff employed by James Cook Hospital which included him laying on the floor while she was working on a treadmill, gesturing with his belt, and saying "get on that and ride that baby".
It was founded in 1919 by its namesake prosthetist, Otto Bock (1881-1960) in response to the large number of injured veterans from World War I.
Russell Riley, Blythewood, SC, certified prosthetist