Amputations sentence example

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  • In some countries, hand or foot amputations are a punishment for committing a crime.
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  • One of its proposals was that attempts must be made to reduce the rate of limb amputations caused by diabetic gangrene by a half.
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  • Nor was it very easy for the Serbs and Croats to show moderation toward Italy, without appearing to desert the Slovenes, at whose expense, for obvious geographical reasons, the main amputations must inevitably take place.
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  • This treatment may consist of skin grafts, or even partial or full amputations of an arm or leg.
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  • There have been occasional periods in history where the frequency of congenital amputations has increased.
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  • Most of the time, the cause of congenital amputations is unknown.
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  • Many congenital amputations are not discovered until the birth of the baby.
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  • There is no known way to prevent congenital amputations, but the prevention of birth defects in general begins with the well being of the mother before and during pregnancy.
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  • Raising a child with one or more congenital amputations can be challenging.
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  • Children with congenital amputations are remarkably good at compensating for their disability.
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  • Uncontrolled diabetes is a leading cause of blindness, end-stage renal disease, and limb amputations.
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  • Amputations may be partial (some tissue connects the amputated part to the body) or complete (the amputated part is completely severed from the body).
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  • About 30,000 traumatic amputations occur in United States each year.
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  • Some of the more common causes of pediatric traumatic amputations are accidents with lawnmowers, automobiles, motorcycles, power tools, and farm equipment.
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  • Amputations may be caused by sharp objects such as knives or blades ("guillotine" amputation) or by heavy objects or mechanisms (crushing amputation).
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  • Crushing injuries are the more common cause of traumatic amputations.
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