amputation

A predictive model of anxiety and depression symptoms after a lower limb amputation

Susana Pedras, M.D., Rui Carvalho, M.D., M. Graça Pereira, Ph.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 79-85 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.03.013 Background Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcer (DFU) show high levels of depression and anxiety symptoms. The loss of a limb is undoubtedly a devastating experience and several studies have shown that […]

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Weight loss intention, dietary behaviors, and barriers to dietary change in veterans with lower extremity amputations

A.J. Littman, Ph.D., L.V. McFarland, Ph.D., M.L. Thompson, Ph.D., E.D. Bouldin, M.P.H.,D.E. Arterburn, M.D., B.R. Majerczyk, M.P.H., E.J. Boyko, M.D. Disability and Health Journal, Volume 8, Issue 3, Pages 325–335 Published Online: November 29, 2014 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2014.10.003| Background Obesity is thought to be highly prevalent in persons with lower extremity amputations (LEAs) and can impair physical and social functioning. Objective […]

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