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Loss of hand or foot

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December 2018

Loss of hand or foot – permanent physical severance

Permanent physical severance of a hand or foot at or above the wrist or ankle joint.

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The ABI has raised the standard for its 'Loss of hand or foot' model definition. As such our definition which was previously ABI+, although unchanged, is now consistent with the new ABI standard definition wording.

 

Previous definitions

ABI+

November 2015

Loss of hand or foot – permanent physical severance

Permanent physical severance of a hand or foot at or above the wrist or ankle joint.