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New Zealand Medical Services in Middle East and Italy

Wound Lesions

Wound Lesions

At the same time, out of 751 wounded casualties with 1116 wounds, there were the following lesions: fracture of femur, 18; total fractures, 168; penetrating heads, 22; penetrating chests, 33; thoraco-abdominals, 4; penetrating abdomens, 34; eye, 8; burns, 21.

There were also 98 cases of exhaustion, more than half from the last three reinforcements. Good use was made of the Corps Exhaustion Centre.