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PRASIS is a mutual, run exclusively by #PlasticSurgeons; owned and governed by our members, all of whom are on the GMC Specialist Register for #PlasticSurgery
Nov 11, 2021 17 tweets 11 min read
On #ArmisticeDay we also recognise and honour the service of military surgeons, whose dedication pioneered major advancements in #medicine, and improved outcomes for veterans.

A thread about #PlasticSurgery and its origins on the battlefield

🪡🧵 Image Never before #WWI had conflict brought such mass devastation in terms of death and injury: 37M military and civilian casualties. 16M dead and 21M wounded.

Image: the Western Front during WWI, generations of trenches & thousands of craters from mortars, artillery & detonations. Image