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Author Cristian, Adrian, 1964-

Title Lower limb amputation : a guide to living a quality life / Adrian Cristian.

Imprint New York : Demos Medical Pub., c2006.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    617.58 CRI    Available
Description xi, 132 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 123-124) and index.
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.
Subject Leg -- Amputation -- Popular works.
Amputation -- Popular Works.
Lower Extremity -- Popular Works.
Amputees -- rehabilitation -- Popular Works.
Artificial Limbs -- Popular Works.
Prostheses and Implants -- Popular Works.
Amputees -- Popular Works.
ISBN 1932603247 (pbk.)
9781932603248 (pbk.)

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