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Selected code: 06.18.26

Assistive device types - Selected code: 06.18.26
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06 - ASSISTIVE PRODUCTS ATTACHED TO THE BODY FOR SUPPORTING NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL OR MOVEMENT RELATED FUNCTIONS (ORTHOSES) AND REPLACING ANATOMICAL STRUCTURES (PROSTHESES)
Orthoses are externally applied devices used to modify the structural and functional characteristics of the neuromusculoskeletal systems; prostheses are externally applied devices used to replace, wholly or in part, an absent or deficient body segment. Included are, e.g. body-powered and externally powered external orthoses, prostheses, orthopaedic footwear. Excluded are endo-prostheses, which are not part of this International Standard.
06.18 - Upper limb prostheses
A collection of compatible components that can be integrated to produce a range of different upper limb prostheses. Included are, e.g. cosmetic upper limb prostheses.
06.18.26 - Specialized appliances or tools for prosthetic hands
Functional components of upper limb prostheses that substitute for some of the dynamic and sensory attributes of the normal limb and that perform a wide range of individual functions; the device can be passive, adjustable or active. Devices to employ a pincer action, see >061825
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