journal={The Hospital},
  pages={385 - 385}
  • Medicine
  • The Hospital
Wars have a habit of throwing up new medical problems or putting old problems in a new perspective. The cases reported in this issue of fatal renal failure after burial under debris may fall into either category. In the typical case the patient has been pinned by the limbs under fallen masonry and released usually after many hours. There may be no fracture and no external wound except superficial abrasions only. These abrasions become whealed and the limb swells, while at the same time plasma… Expand