The quality of life in diabetic amputee: A pilot study

The quality of life in diabetic amputee: A pilot study

Author Batista, Fabio Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Monteiro, Augusto Cesar Google Scholar
Miranda Junior, Fausto Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Lopes, Andrea Diniz Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Battistella, Linamara Rizzo Google Scholar
Imamura, Marta Google Scholar
Institution Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the quality of life in diabetic major amputees. Ten patients in treatment at the Vascular Surgery Outpatient Clinic of the Federal University of S (a) over tildeo Paulo and Orthopaedic Surgery Outpatient Clinic of the Dr Carmino Caricchio Hospital (Tatuape) answered the SF-36. The average score of each domain was obtained as follows: Functional capacity: 42.50; Physical aspects limitations: 25.00; Pain: 61.30; General Health status: 65.40; Vitality: 66.00; Social aspects: 56.25; Emotional aspects: 23.30; Mental health: 67.20. The lowest average scores were collected among the physical aspects limitations and emotional aspects. On the other hand, the domains with the highest average scores were vitality, general health status and mental health.
Keywords quality of life
diabetes mellitus
Language English
Date 2005-01-01
Published in Proceedings Of The 3rd World Congress Of The International Society Of Physical And Rehabilitation Medicine Isprm. 40128 Bologna: Medimond S R L, p. 351-354, 2005.
Publisher Medimond S R L
Extent 351-354
Access rights Closed access
Type Conference paper
Web of Science ID WOS:000233428700065

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