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http://www.surgeryencyclopedia.com/A-Ce/Amputation.html

Definition Amputation is the surgical removal of a limb or body part. It is performed to remove diseased tissue or relieve pain. Encyclopedia of Surgery: A Guide for Patients and Caregivers

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AMP-L Mailing List

AMP-L an Internet mailing list for amputees

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Amputation Information Network

A personal collection of 6 links - including 2 mailing lists and 3 Web sites. Not comprehensive.

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Amputation Pain Management and Relief with Farabloc

Informational Web site from manufacturer. Farabloc is an alternative medicine approach to phantom pain management and sports injury muscle pain relief.

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Amputee Coalition of America

Amputee Coalition of America is a national non-profit organization providing extensive resources, peer support, outreach and education to individual amputees, amputee caregivers, limb loss professionals and those dealing with the effects of limb loss.

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Amputee Newswire

This online magazine includes links to relevant Web sites, news items, some business items, and other items of interest to amputees. Links to issues at bottom of page [Archives]. 2000 and 2001 issues only.

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Amputee On-Line.com

Canadian Web site "designed primarily to help out amputees on a peer to peer basis". The Amputee Web Site includes links containing information about basic amputee concerns, sports and recreation, videos/books. Additional links to news items and an amputee listserv.

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Amputee Resource Foundation of America

Includes full text articles, FAQ's, and numerous links to resources for amputees and about amputations, prostheses, and prosthetics

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Amputee Resources for Canadian Amputees - I AMP CANADIAN!

Amputee Resources including Amputee Humor, Sports, News, Phantom Pain Support and extensive amputee links collection.

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Amputee Web Site

Canadian Web site designed primarily to help out amputees on a peer to peer basis. Includes basic introductory information, as surgery, prosthetics, and recovery, and phantom pain. Links to related sports/recreation Web Sites. News items and information about books, magazines, and videos.

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Before Your Amputation- Questions to Ask Your Surgeon

List of 19 questions to ask the surgeon, nurse, and anesthesiologist. Questions about the procedure, risks, pain, pain management, prosthesis, recovery, and support. Web page sponsored by the Amputee Coaltion of America.

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Family Village Amputee Page

A short list of links including Web sites with chat and organizations providing information and support.

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First Step - A Guide for Adapting to Limb Loss

This 31 page online booklet is freely available online, or it may be ordered. It includes information about surgery, finding surgeons and therapists, support, prosthetics,living with limb differences, and financial support.

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Limb Loss FAQ's

Short answers to 10 questions, including causes and risks. Contact information for organizations which can help with further information and funding resources (as Managed Care and Medicare). Links to suggested readings. List of amputation related definitions. Sponsored by the Amputee Coaltion of America.

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National Amputation Foundation

Provides assistance to US veterans, and recently civilians also. Program and service information and contact information.

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