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Amputees

  • By: Barkha Gurbani
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Amputation is an acquired condition that results in the loss of a limb, usually from injury, disease, or surgery. As a surgical measure, it is used to control pain or a disease process in the affected limb, such as malignancy or ...

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