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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Plastic Surgery The leg wounds were often so serious that the leg had to be amputated. One way the doctors amputated was using a guillotine(machine normally used for beheading) on the leg.(Anderson, November 19) Trench foot was an infection that soldiers got while in the trenches. Their feet got wet, and became blistered and disfigured. Some men had to have their legs amputated so the infection wouldnt spread.(Spartacus Educational Publishers Ltd, 1997-2014 These injuries were very horrible, caused by flying shrapnel that could rip a mans face off and disfigure the man for life. (Anderson, n.d) Physical Effects Medical Advantages From World War 1 Prosthetic limbs are designed to echo the human body. (Oatman- Standford 2007-2014) Over time prosthetic have advanced from wooden limbs to being able to move your finger after they have been lost. Around 1.5 million soldier lost a limb in World War 1. ( De Feu 2009) Wounds to the torso were very serious, but not very many were documented since most of the men with torso wounds died before they could be treated.( Ahsan 2014) To prevent and treat trech foot you much Clean and dry free thoroughly, air and wrap feet. Re warm feet to improve circulation, lastly a Potassiumpermanganate foot bath to withdraw infection. ( foot-pain-explored, 2013-2014) X-ray technology was used to detect bullets that have been lost in the body, overtime because of the War X-rays became less careful to the body (BBC 2014) Blood transfusions were very common during World War 1 when blood transfusion kits there stored successfully. ( BBC 2014) References BBC (2014, January 20). Medical Advancemants Retrieved from (2014) . How Did WWI Change The Way We Treat Injuries Today? Retrieved from, J. () . Wounding in WWI Retrieved from, H. (2007-2014) War And Prosthetics: How Veterans Fought For The Perfect Artificial Limb Retrieved from Foot. (1997-2014) . Trench Foot Retrieved from, K. (2009) . A Brief History Of Prosthetics. Retrieved from (2014) . How Did WWI Change The Way We Treat Injuries Today? Retrieved from Foot. (1997-2014) . Trench Foot Retrieved from in Color. (2007) . Trench Foot. Retrieved from (Ubelacker 2014) (Public Domain/Australian War Memorial, 2014) Facial Disfigurements TorsoWounds lose of Limbs Trench Foot (Schlich, 2014) ( foot-pain-explored, 2013-2014) Advancements in Medicine (Norton, 2009) (Trademark of Smith Nephew, (n.d) (WWll in Color, 2007) ( Furness, 2012) Dr Gillies was the man that created and executed the first of techniques for plastic surgery. ( Furness 2012) Because of plastic surgery anesthesia methods became more effective. (AAFPRS 2014) Ubelacker, M. (2014, December 22) . How First World War Medical Advances Still Benefit Patients Today. Retrieved from Domain/Australian War Memorial. (2014) . Broken Gargoyles: The Disfigured Soldiers Of The First World War. Retrieved from, H. (2012, July 13) . Pioneering Plastic Surgery Records From First World War Published. Retrieved from, A. (2014, April 4) . Search For Family Of The First Ever Plastic Surgery Patient: World War I Sailor Recieved First Ever Skin Graft After Suffering Horrific Injuries At The Battle Of Jutland. Retrieved from & Nephew during WWI. (n.d.) . Smith & Nephew during WWI Retrieved from, T. (2014, June 27) . The Bionic Men Of WWI Retrieved from Pain Explored. (2013-2014) . Foot Pain Explored Retrieved from Plastic Surgery. (2014) . Facial Plastic Surgery. Retrieved from Prosthetic Advancements Treatment and Cure
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