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Complications following an amputation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24287246     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In 2005 there were an estimated 1.6 million individuals in the United States living with limb loss. This number has been projected to more than double by 2050 to 3.6 million, making an understanding of management of the individual with amputation essential for the physiatrist. This article highlights common complications following amputation and discusses the approach to evaluation, treatment, and developing management strategies to ensure optimal functional outcomes for this population of patients.
Authors:
Stanley Yoo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Physical medicine and rehabilitation clinics of North America     Volume:  25     ISSN:  1558-1381     ISO Abbreviation:  Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am     Publication Date:  2014 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9102787     Medline TA:  Phys Med Rehabil Clin N Am     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  169-78     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2014 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Moss Rehab, 60 Township Line Road, Elkins Park, PA 19027, USA. Electronic address: skyoo13@yahoo.com.
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