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Phantom Limb

 Subject
Subject Source: Medical Subject Headings
Scope Note: Notes = Perception of painful and nonpainful phantom sensations that occur following the complete or partial loss of a limb. The majority of individuals with an amputated extremity will experience the impression that the limb is still present, and in many cases, painful. ,Created For = LHSA-Dott

Found in 46 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence between Norman Dott, Lord Adrian and others, 1948, 1957

 File
Identifier: Coll-32/H.7
Scope and Contents Correspondence between Norman Dott, Lord Adrian and others including Juan Carlos Christensen, dated 1948 and 1957. The correspondence is mainly regarding 'phantom pain' and its treatment (Adrian's wife had undergone above-knee amputation as a result of a climbing accident in the Lakes in 1942), but it includes much interesting material on perception, the training of animals (including Dott's dogs), recollections of Pavlov, Cushing (it includes an operation performed by Cushing during a visit by...
Dates: 1948, 1957

PR3.830, 1942-1943

 Item
Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.830
Scope and Contents Typed case summary and correspondence and relating to male patient fromScotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 23 at first examination in1942 Conditions mentioned include: paraesthesia; horner syndrome; spinal injury; ruptured brachial plexus; arm injury; fractured femur; and phantom limb. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1942-1943

PR3.942, 1943

 Item
Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.942
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, chart and tracer card relating to male pensioner from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 34 at first examination in 1943. Conditions mentioned include: pain in amputation stump; neuroma; and painful phantom arm. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1943

PR3.988, 1943-1944

 Item
Identifier: LHB40 CC/2/PR3.988
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, correspondence and chart relating to male bailie from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 62 at first examination in 1943. Conditions mentioned include: painful amputation stump; and loss of sensation. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1943-1944

PR2.1307, 1942-1960

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.1307
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, report and correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 14 at first examination in 1942. Conditions mentioned include: fits; head injury; phantom limb; and epilepsy. Nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1942-1960

PR2.3296, 1945

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.3296
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, chart and correspondence relating to male from outside Great Britain aged 63 at first examination in 1945. Conditions mentioned include: painful amputation stump. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient died in hospital.
Dates: 1945

PR2.4651, 1946

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.4651
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, chart and correspondence relating to male from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 65 at first examination in 1946. Conditions mentioned include: knee pain; and painful amputation stump. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1946

PR2.4858, 1946-1957

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.4858
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, notes and correspondence relating to female from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 22 at first examination in 1946. Conditions mentioned include: painful phantom limb; and paraesthesia. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1946-1957

PR2.5546, 1947-1948

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.5546
Scope and Contents Typed case summary, charts, notes, drawing and correspondence relating to male from Great Britain (excluding Scotland) aged 40 at first examination in 1947. Conditions mentioned include: phantom foot; and spasm. Surgical and nonsurgical treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1947-1948

PR2.6558, 1943-1948

 Item
Identifier: LHB1 CC/24/PR2.6558
Scope and Contents Correspondence relating to male patient from Scotland (outside Edinburgh and the Lothians) aged 45 at first examination in 1948. Conditions mentioned include: stump pain. No treatment given. Patient discharged.
Dates: 1943-1948