The Northern Ireland Troubles and limb loss: a retrospective study

  title={The Northern Ireland Troubles and limb loss: a retrospective study},
  author={L. Graham and R. Parke},
  journal={Prosthetics and Orthotics International},
  pages={225 - 229}
  • L. Graham, R. Parke
  • Published 1 December 2004
  • Medicine
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics International
The Troubles in Northern Ireland have now lasted 34 years. Divisions and strife between the opposing loyalist and republican communities, and between the communities and the security forces, have led to thousands of deaths and injuries. The violence has often been indiscriminate injuring and killing totally innocent people. Staff at the Regional Disablement Services at Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast have had the responsibility for helping to rehabilitate those who have suffered limb loss, both… 
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