Shackled in leg irony: black humor in images of lower limb amputations from the Wellcome Library

Wellcome Library: Shackled in leg irony: black humour of the lower limb:

This is a superb collection of gallows humor and, more often than night, gives cause for pause that every 20 seconds, someone loses a leg because of diabetes. Surely we can do better to reduce this burden.

David G. Armstrong

Dedicated to amputation prevention, wound healing, diabetic foot, biotechnology and the intersection between medical devices and consumer electronics.

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