A History of Limb Amputation by John Kirkup MD, MA, FRCS (auth.) PDF

By John Kirkup MD, MA, FRCS (auth.)

ISBN-10: 1846284430

ISBN-13: 9781846284434

ISBN-10: 1846285097

ISBN-13: 9781846285097

A historical past of Limb Amputation traces humanity’s lengthy adventure of common amputations because of congenital absence, disorder, frostbite, pollutants, household and wild animal trauma, and for non-medical purposes regarding punitive, ritual, and felony activities, eventually resulting in the advance of non-obligatory surgical amputation.

While the evolution of surgical strategies types an important bankruptcy within the booklet, many ancillary difficulties are addressed together with the keep an eye on of hemorrhage and an infection, the method of ache aid, the improvement of appropriate tools and kit, and the discovery of prostheses, all definitely illuminated with case histories and suitable illustrations. additionally, replacement techniques designed to prevent amputation, more and more very important within the final centuries, are debated, and components linked to self-amputation in extremis, no longer infrequent in line with press studies, also are tested. A separate bankruptcy considers the philosophy and interpretations of society, sufferers, and surgeons confronted with amputation, quite earlier than anesthesia.

The e-book may be of curiosity to scientific and social historians, surgeons, and nurses venture amputations, limb-fitting surgeons and prosthetists, limb brands, and amputees themselves.

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Lectures on Surgery, vol 2. Edinburgh: Black, 1882:742. 26. Spence J. Lectures on Surgery, vol 2. Edinburgh: Black, 1882:743. 3. Accidental Causes for Amputation: Auto-Amputation 27. Wangensteen OH, Wangensteen SD. The Rise of Surgery. Folkestone: Dawson, 1978:307. 28. Crowther J. A successful mode of preventing gangrene in compound fractures. Med Phys J 1802;7: 307–310. 29. Anonymous. Death from puncture in dissection. Lancet 1847;i:476. 30. Dobson J. John Hunter’s microscope slides. Ann R Coll Surg 1961;28:181.

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