Psychological and Physical Health in Military Amputees During Rehabilitation: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial.

@article{Talbot2017PsychologicalAP,
  title={Psychological and Physical Health in Military Amputees During Rehabilitation: Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial.},
  author={Laura A Talbot and Emily Brede and E. Jeffrey Metter},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={2017},
  volume={182 5},
  pages={
          e1619-e1624
        }
}
BACKGROUND Service members who have experienced combat trauma with resulting amputation are at risk for compromised quality of life postamputation. Monitoring mental and physical health in amputees returning from the war is of paramount importance. This study examined changes in physical and mental health-related quality of life in service members following traumatic unilateral, transtibial amputation (TTA) during a 12-week period of rehabilitation before and after receiving a prosthesis… CONTINUE READING