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Ward management

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Limb Amputation

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Abstract

Ward management of the amputee can be divided into three phases: the pre-amputation phase, the operative phase and the post-amputation phase. It is in these three phases that the nurse has much to contribute to the care and treatment of the amputee patient, ensuring successful return to the community.

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Ham, R., Cotton, L. (1991). Ward management. In: Limb Amputation. Therapy in Practice. Springer, Boston, MA. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-3152-8_7

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