John Kirkup: A history of limb amputation [print/digital]

@article{Kehr2010JohnKA,
  title={John Kirkup: A history of limb amputation [print/digital]},
  author={Pierre Kehr},
  journal={European Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery & Traumatology},
  year={2010},
  volume={21},
  pages={459-459}
}
What a strange idea to write (and publish...) a book about limb amputation at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Amputation is generally considered as a dramatic treatment failure, and most of surgeons do not like to speak about such procedures. However, especially in trauma centers or referral centers, there are still some patients where amputation… CONTINUE READING