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Document type:
Journal Article; Review 
Author(s):
Grob, M; Papadopulos, NA; Zimmermann, A; Biemer, E; Kovacs, L 
Title:
The psychological impact of severe hand injury. 
Abstract:
The final outcome of severe hand injuries is not solely determined by the residual functional impairment, but is also a function of non-functional criteria, including the sequelae of the accompanying psychological trauma. This paper reviews the literature with respect to the psychological impact of severe hand injuries, including the special impact of amputations, adaptation processes, adaptation stages, prognostic criteria and aesthetic issues influencing the final individual outcome, including...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Hand Surg Eur Vol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
33 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
358-62 
Language:
eng 
Fulltext / DOI:
Print-ISSN:
1753-1934 
TUM Institution:
Fachgebiet Gefäßchirurgie (Prof. Eckstein); Lehrstuhl für Plastische Chirurgie und Handchirurgie (Prof. Machens)