Tuesday, 22. July 2014
14. 02. 13. - 18:00
A nine-year-old boy who lost his lower leg in a ski accident in the middle of January is recovering. The child was revived from his coma two weeks ago. Doctors are now planning to make an artificial limb.
According to the boy’s doctors in the accident hospital in Linz, the boy is feeling quite well, considering the circumstances.
Two weeks ago he was revived from his artificial coma. Only then the boy was carefully told that he his right lower leg had been separated in a ski accident.
The boy reacted bravely when he heard the news, said a doctor. The whole family is receiving psychological treatment. Now it is necessary to hasten the boy’s recovery: not only the right leg needs to heal but also the broken left leg.
The doctors are planning to make an artificial limb and the boy will also have to undergo a rehab. It is unclear how long he will have to stay at the hospital.
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