THE ROLE OF CLOTHING IN VARIOUS STAGES OF ASSISTING PEOPLE WITH AMPUTATIONS (REVIEW)

FLOREA-BURDUJA Elena, RARU Aliona, IROVAN Marcela, FARÎMA Daniela, TĂBÎRȚĂ Alisa
2020 Annals of the University of Oradea: Fascicle of Textiles, Leatherwork  
This paper presents the results of the research on the literature of textile and medical fields, to identify the actual assortment meant for persons with inferior limbs amputation and to establish the types of products relevant for different periods of life. The topic is determined by the raising number of persons with inferior limbs amputated and by the specialists that present interest in creating clothing destined for disabled persons. This paper aims are to fundament the knowledge regarding
more » ... knowledge regarding the special clothing for persons with lower limb amputations, the time of use, and its necessity. The main objective of this paper is to propose a chart of classification of the assortment destined for disabled persons in which there are specified the periods of use, from the moment of surgical amputation. The paper presents the epidemiology of lower limb amputations in the world and the dynamics of the number of amputations, registered in the Republic of Moldova in the last five years. Also, there are presented the 5 main pathological states. One of the major problems, that we try to solve, is the establishment of groups of products of clothing that would satisfy the wearer, and the people around (doctors, family, etc.). The possibility of obtaining quality products dare the specialists keep in mind not only how functional is the products, but also the environment around and the message it carries to the persons.
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