Question: Is amputee a bad word?

People who have undergone an amputation are commonly referred to as “amputees,” but the term may be offensive and often is not used correctly. Some people have a physical characteristic that is not a result of an amputation. NCDJ Recommendation: “Someone with an amputation” is generally acceptable.People who have undergone an amputation are commonly referred to as “amputees,” but the term may be offensive and often is not used correctly. Some people have a physical characteristic that is not a result of an amputation. NCDJ

What do you call a person with an amputation?

bilateral amputee: A person who is missing or has had amputated both arms or both legs. For example, a person that is missing both legs below-the knee is considered a bilateral BK.

What do you call someone with a prosthetic leg?

A prosthetist is a person who has been qualified and certified to treat a person by using prostheses to residual limbs of the upper and lower extremities. The fitting of lower extremity prostheses, for example, involves making a socket that fits the residuum as a first step.

Whats a person with no limbs called?

: a person who has lost all or part of both legs and both arms.

Can you wear a prosthetic leg all day?

Overdoing it and not following the schedule and instructions from your prosthetist can result in pain and possible injury. Once you have completed the wearing schedule, you can wear the prosthesis all day, but never at night while sleeping. Will I need a wheelchair or crutches?

What you call a man with no legs?

What do you call a guy with no arms and no legs in a pile of sugar? Cain.

What do you call someone with no arms no legs?

Disembodied and Limbless are both good words for such a character, but the former is a bit too extreme, and the latter might be mistaken as a lack of arm AND hand, or a lack of leg AND foot.

Can you live without legs?

If you mean realistically with 2010 technology then you could live without all your limbs, part of your trunk and digestive system (life is possible with much reduced stomach and intestines), heart and lungs (replaced by machines), kidneys (dialysis), appendix, teeth, hair, and quite a few other bits.

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