Quality of Life in Patients with Lower Limb Amputation: Does It Affect Post-amputation Pain, Functional Status, Emotional Status and Perception of Body Image?


Akyol Y., Tander B. , Goktepe A. S. , Safaz I., Kuru O., Tan A. K.

JOURNAL OF MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN, vol.21, no.4, pp.334-340, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.3109/10582452.2013.851761
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF MUSCULOSKELETAL PAIN
  • Page Numbers: pp.334-340

Abstract

Objective: Comparison of quality of life [QOL] and emotional status in male patients with traumatic lower limb amputation [LLA] and controls and evaluation of the relationship between these outcomes and post-amputation pain, functional status and perception of body image.