A Dissertation on the Inutility of the Amputation of Limbs

A Dissertation on the Inutility of the Amputation of Limbs

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"[...]leg with a saw, very unfit for such an operation[4]. FOOTNOTES: [3] I would not chuse to lay much stress on this argument; for if one weighs the circumstances of pain, the amount of what the patient suffers from the treatment necessary for saving the limb, will often be equal to that arising from amputation. But the two strongest reasons for prefering Mr. Bilguer's method is, the saving the limb as well as the life of the patient; the loss of which is often occasioned by amputation, but never by the pain of an incision. It is also true, that pain when slighter, though longer continued, is more easily supported[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 66 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 100g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507542534
  • 9781507542538