Haiti Quake Docs: Amputations Down, Infections Up

The first patients to emerge from the devastation of last week's earthquake in Haiti bore horrific injuries: crushed limbs, broken bones, gashes and open wounds. In those first few days, amputations became routine for the teams of doctors who ministered to the wounded. There were some cases, fortunately, where such extreme measures could be avoided, noted Dr. Ian Rawson of the Albert Schweitzer Hospital in Deschapelles, Haiti, about 60 miles north of Port-au-Prince. "We have been doing more...Full Story
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