A nurse is planning the care of a patient with osteomyelitis that resulted from a diabetic foot ulcer. The patient requires a transmetatarsal amputation. When planning the patients postoperative care, which of the following nursing diagnoses should the nurse most likely include in the plan of care?

Answer Explanation: Amputations present a serious threat to any patients body image. None of the other listed diagnoses is specifically associated with amputation.

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