injuries

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Wed July 2, 2014
Health and Welfare

Veteran Emergency Room Doc Says Homemade Fireworks Cause Many Injuries

Credit businessclarksville.com

A doctor with over 30 years of experience in emergency department care says many fireworks-related injuries can be traced to homemade explosives.  University of Kentucky physician Chuck Ekerline says a male patient came in with just such injuries Monday.  He says exploding debris and shrapnel caused extensive damage to the man's arms, chest and face. 

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