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Amputation: Surgical Practice and Patient Management

BMJ 1996; 312 doi: (Published 13 April 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:984
  1. Ron Hoile

    Ed G Murdoch, A Bennett Wilson Jr Butterworth-Heinemann, pounds sterling85, pp 391 ISBN 0 7506 0843 9

    In modern surgical practice amputation should not be regarded as a failure. Once a considered decision has been made to proceed with the ablation of a limb (for whatever reason), it is vital that the principles of preparation, surgical reconstruction, and rehabilitation are understood and correctly applied. Amputation: Surgical Practice and Patient Management describes the best in modern amputation …

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