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Classification of Gorsche and Wood for Hand Injuries Caused by a Mechanical Corn Picker

Specialty:

Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A hand that gets caught in a mechanical corn picker will suffer mutilating injury. Gorsche and Wood classified the injuries based on the number of digits involved. The type of injury may determine the management of the injury and its functional outcome.

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