Friday, November 12, 2021

Supporting the Post-operative Amputee: Improving Outcomes under Life-Changing Circumstances
Paulinder Rai, DO, MPH
Paulinder Rai, DO, MPH
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation of Long Island

1.00 CME Credits | 1.00 Contact Hours

Moderation by Elizabeth McCalley, Managing Editor, WoundSource

Amputation is a life-changing event for which strong support is vital in obtaining best long-term outcomes for the patient. Patients facing amputation need a multidisciplinary team providing education, emotional support, nutritional support, and physical therapy before and after surgery. Earlier initiation of rehabilitation is recommended in preventing complications and optimizing outcomes.