Coping by Children Undergoing Limb Amputation

  • Judith A. Ritchie


Literature on the child amputee’s behavioral responses is relatively sparse, and except for occasional case studies, most papers about children’s reactions to amputation are fragmented and incomplete. However, the reviewed literature does reveal some consistent behaviors.


Osteogenic Sarcoma Body Image Childhood Cancer Limb Amputation Phantom Limb 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Judith A. Ritchie
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  1. 1.Graduate Program of the DalhousieUniversity School of NursingHalifaxCanada

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