Ambulance Crews Rush To Help Man Who Amputated Part Of His Own Arm With A Saw

EMERGENCY medical crews were called to help a man in Wisbech who partially amputated his arm with a circular saw. Specialist critical care paramedics rushed to help the man believed to be in his 80s, who had amputated part of his left arm after sustaining

EMERGENCY medical crews were called to help a man in Wisbech who partially amputated his arm with a circular saw.

Specialist critical care paramedics rushed to help the man believed to be in his 80s, who had accidentally amputated part of his left arm while carrying out carpentry work.

The incident took place shortly before 5pm on Thursday (Oct 22) with medical teams utilising 'quick clot dressings' to help stabilise the man and prepare him for the air ambulance team, who rushed him to Addenbrooke's Hospital in Cambridge.

Debbie Florence, spokesperson for Magpas, said: "The two paramedics delivered a very high level specialist care to the gentlemen. The ambulance trust and Magpas are commited to providing the very highest level of pre hospital medical care. Thanks to the unique relationship between the two emergency services.


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