STUDY OF THERAPEUTIC MANAGEMENT IN LOWER LIMB PEDIATRIC TRAUMA
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Amputations of limbs, in terms of traumatic pediatric afflictions, are sparse, but severe indispositions that can become very uncomfortable for the ones involved. The role of the orthopedic or the plastic surgeon is crucial here, for she or he needs to preserve as much as possible from the viable physis in order for the bond development of the child to still happen. In following steps, a wound examination should be done to check for symptoms of ischemia or tissue non-viability. Some problems, such as neuromas, can be avoided by dividing the nerves proximally. A multidisciplinary approach involving physiotherapists, play therapists, and a child psychiatrist, in addition to the surgeon and primary care practitioners, may lead to a successful recovery.