Book 2010

Amputation, Prosthesis Use, and Phantom Limb Pain

An Interdisciplinary Perspective


ISBN: 978-0-387-87461-6 (Print) 978-0-387-87462-3 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-5

    Developing an Interdisciplinary Perspective on Amputation, Prosthesis Use, and Phantom Limb Pain: An Introduction

  3. Chapter

    Pages 7-21

    Need-Directed Design of Prostheses and Enabling Resources

  4. Chapter

    Pages 23-31

    Ethical and Medico-Legal Issues in Amputee Prosthetic Rehabilitation

  5. Chapter

    Pages 33-63

    Monitoring of Upper Limb Prosthesis Activity in Trans-Radial Amputees

  6. Chapter

    Pages 65-79

    Adaptation to Amputation and Prosthesis Use

  7. Chapter

    Pages 81-99

    Understanding Adjustment and Coping to Limb Loss and Absence through Phenomenologies of Prosthesis Use

  8. Chapter

    Pages 101-114

    Return to Work After Amputation

  9. Chapter

    Pages 115-127

    Gender, Sexuality and Prosthesis Use: Implications for Rehabilitation

  10. Chapter

    Pages 129-136

    Post Amputation Chronic Pain Profile and Management

  11. Chapter

    Pages 137-156

    Phantom Limb Pain; Prevalence, Mechanisms and Associated Factors

  12. Chapter

    Pages 157-173

    Management of Phantom Limb Pain

  13. Chapter

    Pages 175-196

    Virtual Solutions to Phantom Problems: Using Immersive Virtual Reality to Treat Phantom Limb Pain

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 197-203