300 amputations yearly

Professor Eddie McCaig speaks at the Fiji Medical Association West Mini Conference in Lautoka. Picture: REINAL CHAND/FILE

ABOUT 300 major amputations are conducted in Fiji annually. This was highlighted by consultant surgeon at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital (CWMH), Prof Eddie McCaig. He said most amputations were done within 48 hours of the patient presenting him or herself at the hospital. Prof McCaig said this could be avoided if people knew their […]

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