Life without accidents cannot be imagined, and many of the causes are as familiar today as in the past. Falls when running or from heights, crushing by trees, savaging by crocodiles and sharks, and the effects of earthquakes, tsunamis and violent storms would have been familiar to our ancestors as sources of limb section. They would have been aware that lesser trauma often ends in gangrene and limb failure. Histories of such accidents are rare before the 17th century, and some later examples are described. Attention is drawn to avulsion injuries and to remarkable autoamputations performed by those trapped by a limb, isolated from help, lacking surgical knowledge and restricted to primitive instrumentation: for such individuals, the will to survive is powerful.

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

How To Reduce Acne Scarring

Acne is a name that is famous in its own right, but for all of the wrong reasons. Most teenagers know, and dread, the very word, as it so prevalently wrecks havoc on their faces throughout their adolescent years.

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