Posted: December 27th, 2017
A client who is admitted with an above-the-knee amputation tells
the nurse that his foot hurts and itches. Which response by the
nurse indicates understanding of phantom limb pain?
❍ A. “The pain will go away in a few days.”
❍ B. “The pain is due to peripheral nervous system interruptions.
I will get you some pain medication.”
❍ C. “The pain is psychological because your foot is no
❍ D. “The pain and itching
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