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Orthopaedic Surgery/Marine Injuries

Orthopaedic Surgery

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1.Basic Sciences · 2.Upper Limb · 3.Foot and Ankle · 4.Spine · 5.Hand and Microsurgery · 6.Paediatric Orthopaedics · 7.Adult Reconstruction · 8.Sports Medicine · 9.Musculoskeletal Tumours · 10.Injury · 11.Surgical Procedures · 12.Rehabilitation · 13.Practice
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Marine Injuries
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Data suggest that 5% of deadly diving accidents are caused by underwater organisms and the majority are preventable by knowledge of the hazards. Unprovoked shark attacks are well publicized but represent a small minority of injury and death and are responsible for an average of 6 verifiable deaths per year world wide. Marine Animals