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Title: A study of body image, prosthesis satisfaction and quality of life of the amputees from 5·12 Wenchuan earthquake
Other Titles: 五一二汶川地震截肢伤员身体意象、假肢满意度及生活质量的研究
Authors: 李奎成
Li-Tsang, WPC 
Keywords: Amputation
Quality of life
Body image
Prosthesis satisfaction
Issue Date: 2008
Publisher: 河北医科大学
Source: 中华物理医学与康复杂志 (Chinese journal of physical medicine and rehabilitation), 2008, v. 30, no. 12, p. 797-800 How to cite?
Journal: 中华物理医学与康复杂志 (Chinese journal of physical medicine and rehabilitation) 
Abstract: Objective To explore body image(BI),prosthesis satisfaction and quality of life(QOL)of amputees from Wenchuan earthquake and the relationship among them to provide evidence for the intervention.Methods A total of 21 amputees accepted a survey regarding QOL,BI,and satisfaction with prosthesis.The scale of SF-36 was used to assess QOL.Amputees Bodily Image Scale(ABIS)was;used to assess BI.A self-design questionnaire wag used to evaluate the prosthesis satisfaction of amputees.Results The scores of SF-36,ABIS,and prosthesis satisfaction wag 41.90 ±15.00,64.58 ±10.60,and 59.52±11.06,respectively.The ABIS scores in women(65.07 ±12.10)were hisher than that in men(63.20 ±5.0)(P<0.05).There was a positive correlation between score of QOL and prosthesis satisfaction,but a negative correlation between QOL and BI.The negative correlations were also observed between BI and Vitality,BI and mental health.Prosthesis satisfaction had positive correla tions with education level.QOL and mental health.Conclusion The body image disturbance(BID)and dissatis faction with prosthesis may cause negative influences on the amputees'quality of life.Relevant intervention should be provided of amputees handling their prostheses and body images correctly and raising QOL.
ISSN: 0254-1424
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