Phantom limb sensations and phantom limb pain in child and adolescent amputees

  title={Phantom limb sensations and phantom limb pain in child and adolescent amputees},
  author={Krista Lynn Wilkins and Patrick J. McGrath and Gordon Allen Finley and Joel Katz},
OBJECTIVE To provide a better understanding of the prevalence, correlates and quality of phantom sensations and phantom pain in child and adolescent amputees. DESIGN Retrospective survey study. SETTING Recruitment through the War Amputations of Canada. PARTICIPANTS Sixty child and adolescent amputees aged 8-18 years who were missing a limb due to a congenital limb deficiency (n = 27) or surgery/trauma (n = 33). MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S) Questionnaire to assess the occurrence and… CONTINUE READING


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