Documentation Guidelines

• Condition of the surgical site, including signs of irritation, infection, edema, and shrinkage of

• Control of initial postoperative pain by pain medication

• Measures, both effective and ineffective, in control of phantom limb pain

• Ability to look at the stump and take part in its care

• Participation in physical therapy, including reluctance to try new skills

• Presence of any complication: Bleeding, thrombophlebitis, contractures, infection, return of pain after initial postoperative period

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