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Synopsis of causation: amputation of the upper limb

This document contains a synopsis of causation occurring in amputation of the upper limb.

Detail

This document provides information on amputation of the upper limb. It has been compiled by medical practitioners and validated by external consultants within a relevant field. However, it is not intended as a comprehensive compendium of the literature on the specific condition.

This synopsis of causation was authored by Mr A S Jain, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee and Mr Douglas P H Robinson, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee and validated by Mr Alun H Davies, Imperial College, London.