Quality of life after lower extremity amputation due to diabetic foot ulcer: the role of prosthesis-related factors, body image, self-esteem, and coping styles


Kizilkurt O. K., Kizilkurt T., Gulec M. Y., Giynas F. E., Polat G., Kilicoglu O. I., ...More

DUSUNEN ADAM-JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY AND NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES, vol.33, no.2, pp.109-119, 2020 (ESCI) identifier identifier

Abstract

Objective: The purpose of this study was to identify clinical and psychosocial factors that predict an individual's subjective quality of life after having undergone a lower limb amputation secondary to diabetic foot ulcer.