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Prosthetics
Ekleana Mazziotti
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Some of these images may
be graphic for some viewers
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Medical Prosthesis
Artificial replacement for a body
part that has been lost through
trauma or diesis.
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Pirate or Rich?
The hook hand and peg leg wasn’t to let people know you
were a dangerous pirate!
in fact, in the 1500’s ...
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Egypt
A 3000 year old mummy was found. He also had a prosthetic toe.
This prosthetic helped this guy do basic things lik...
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The American
Civil War
started the
American
prosthetic
industry
amputations
reported on
the Union
side alone
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Types of Prosthetics
 Dentures
 Glass eyes
 Limb
 Face
 Auricular
 Nasal
 Orbital
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Prosthetic for runners Created by OSSUR to keep
amputees active.
 Nike Sole
 Gives good traction
 Made of carbon-fib...
Bionic
Animals
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Face Prosthetics
Medical Art Prosthetics
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Face Prosthetics
Medical Art Prosthetics
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Face Prosthetics
Medical Art Prosthetics
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Thanks
for
listening
Remember to look past the obvious.
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Medical prosthetics

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Medical prosthetics

  1. 1. + Prosthetics Ekleana Mazziotti
  2. 2. + Some of these images may be graphic for some viewers
  3. 3. + Medical Prosthesis Artificial replacement for a body part that has been lost through trauma or diesis.
  4. 4. + Pirate or Rich? The hook hand and peg leg wasn’t to let people know you were a dangerous pirate! in fact, in the 1500’s the “pirate” prosthetics was considered to be a huge step in the medical field. the hook provided more usage, while the peg leg didn’t require a crutch. “The Roman scholar Pliny the Elder(23-79 A.D.) wrote of a Roman general in the Second Punic War(218-210 B.C.) who had a right arm amputated. He had an iron hand fashioned to hold his shield and was able to return to battle.” -inMotion
  5. 5. + Egypt A 3000 year old mummy was found. He also had a prosthetic toe. This prosthetic helped this guy do basic things like walk. Making it look like a real toe, was believed to give them a sense of wholeness.
  6. 6. + The American Civil War started the American prosthetic industry amputations reported on the Union side alone
  7. 7. + Types of Prosthetics  Dentures  Glass eyes  Limb  Face  Auricular  Nasal  Orbital
  8. 8. + Prosthetic for runners Created by OSSUR to keep amputees active.  Nike Sole  Gives good traction  Made of carbon-fiber  High-Extreme impact Flex-Run
  9. 9. Bionic Animals
  10. 10. + Face Prosthetics Medical Art Prosthetics
  11. 11. + Face Prosthetics Medical Art Prosthetics
  12. 12. + Face Prosthetics Medical Art Prosthetics
  13. 13. + Thanks for listening Remember to look past the obvious.

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