Medicine: Robomb Wounds

The British Medical Journal published an analysis, by Surgeon R. C. Bell, of injuries suffered by 259 robot bomb victims. Chief types:

¶ Over 100 had been hit by flying glass. Some had as many as 100 pieces of glass in them—"a problem which has not yet acquired a satisfactory solution." The glass did not usually penetrate very deep, but many cuts contained dirt as well as glass, and removing every splinter was almost impossible. Worst glass injuries were to eyeballs. "A large proportion were received when looking out of windows—a modern version of curiosity killing the cat."

¶ Bomb splinters hit...

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