Other amputees are the greatest help in dealing with limb loss

BMJ 1998; 317 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.317.7159.682 (Published 05 September 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;317:682
  1. Nigel Page, Specialist registrar,
  2. Jed Rowe, Consultant geriatrician
  1. Dysvascular Limb Unit, Moseley Hall Hospital, Birmingham B13 8JE

    EDITOR — Maguire and Parkes describe some of the physical and psychological problems following limb amputation and suggest techniques to prevent, recognise, and treat the difficulties that arise.1 In concentrating those who have suffered leg amputations in a specialist rehabilitation unit, we have discovered that the greatest …

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