Francesca Riccio-Ackerman*, Laura Chicos, and Guillermo Herrera-Arcos
Edited by M.S. Suryateja Jammalamadaka and Jennifer A. Cascino
Review | Aug. 31 2023
- We outline a brief history of the technology and state of medical care for individuals with limb loss throughout several eras of innovation in the United States
- We review current challenges to preventative and post-amputation prosthetic health access, as well as the racial and socioeconomic health disparities among individuals who experience limb loss
- We explore scientifically-inspired solutions to bridge the gap between current and emerging advanced technology and health coverage that can expand patient access to prosthetic devices and services.
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