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Title:
Lower limb amputation : a guide to living a quality life
Author:
Cristian, Adrian, 1964-
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Publication Information:
New York : Demos Medical Pub., [2006]

©2006
Physical Description:
xi, 132 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction -- The causes of lower limb amputation -- Prevention of additional amputations -- Amputation surgery -- The early post-surgical period of recovery -- The rehabilitation unit and the "rehab" team -- The prosthesis -- Walking with a prosthesis -- Returning home with a prosthesis -- Problems commonly encountered by lower limb amputees -- Follow-up visits to the rehabilitation clinic -- The older, frail amputee -- The bilateral amputee -- The child with an amputation -- Sports and the lower limb amputee -- Coping with the loss of a limb.
Electronic Access:
Table of contents
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0510/2005008843.html
ISBN:
9781932603248
Format :
Book

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