In my search for resources related to amputation I found some great articles regarding the different levels of amputation. These articles are great for family members too.
“Know your options: An explanation to the Rotationplasty and Tibia Turn-up Procedures.” Kevin Carroll. inMotion. March/April 2005.
“Notes from the medical director (NFMD): Higher Challenges: The Hip Disarticulation and Transpelvic Amputation Levels.” Parts 1-3. Douglas G. Smith. inMotion. January/February 2005, March/April 2005, May/June 2005.
“NFMD: The Knee Disarticulation: It’s Better When It’s Better and It’s Not When It’s Not.” Douglas G. Smith. inMotion. January/Febuary 2004.
“NFMD: The Syme Ankle-Level Disarticulation: Heels and Healing.” Douglas G. Smith. inMotion. May/June 2003.
“NFMD: The Transfemoral Amputation Level. Parts1-5:” Douglas G. Smith. inMotion. March/April 2004, May/June 2004, July/August 2004, September/October 2004, November/December 2004.
“NFMD: Transtibial Amputations: Successes and Challenges.” Douglas G. Smith. inMotion. July/August 2003.
“Prosthetic Primer: Partial Foot Amputation: Sometimes Less Means More.” Douglas G. Smith. inMotion. March/April 2003.
“Support and Information for Upper-Limb Amputees: Just a few Keystrokes or a Phone Call Away!” Eric Westover. inMotion. May/June 2005. Pp. 56-57