QUESTION 1 OF 2
A 52-year-old manual worker presents to the ED after amputating part of his little finger with a circular saw. On examination he has a jagged dirty wound at the level of the PIPJ. He hands you the amputated digit which he recovered from the scene. The amputated digit has no evidence of vessels or nerves on inspection. X-rays show severe comminution of the middle and distal phalanges of the amputate.
What advice are you going to give him when he asks what can be done for his finger?
QUESTION ID: 1077