Rehabilitation of patients with war-related lower limb amputations.

@article{OsmaniVllasolli2011RehabilitationOP,
  title={Rehabilitation of patients with war-related lower limb amputations.},
  author={Teuta Osmani-Vllasolli and Hajrije Hundozi and Cen I Bytyçi and Ariana Kalaveshi and Blerim Krasniqi},
  journal={Nigerian journal of medicine : journal of the National Association of Resident Doctors of Nigeria},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 1},
  pages={
          39-43
        }
}
AIM To investigate the influence of factors: the amputation type and the time lag between last surgery and prosthetic rehabilitation, on the rehabilitation duration and outcome, in patients with war-related lower limb amputations. METHODS AND SUBJECTS We reviewed the records of 101 war-related lower limb amputees who had inpatient rehabilitation at the National Ortho-Prosthetic Centre (NOPC) of Kosovo in Pristina, from July 1999 to June 2001, a retrospective observational study. Assessment of… CONTINUE READING

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