A descriptive study of traumatic lower limb amputees from the Hospital Hel Trabajador: clinical evolution from the accident until rehabilitation discharge.

@article{Rotter2006ADS,
  title={A descriptive study of traumatic lower limb amputees from the Hospital Hel Trabajador: clinical evolution from the accident until rehabilitation discharge.},
  author={Karin Rotter and Roberto Sanhueza and Karina Robles and Marcela Godoy},
  journal={Prosthetics and orthotics international},
  year={2006},
  volume={30 1},
  pages={81-6}
}
The purpose of the study was to describe the demographics, the causes of amputations, the amputation levels, the clinical outcomes, the durability of prostheses in unilateral lower limb amputee among workers entitled to non-state related work insurance, the ACHS, Chile, between 1974 and 2001. It was a retrospective descriptive study based on selected clinical files. One hundred files, with the minimal data required, were selected with a diagnosis of traumatic lower limb amputation, the levels… CONTINUE READING