Shanewise Robert P. M.D.Techniques in Orthopaedics: October 1995 Orthopaedic Lessons from Recent Wars: Articles: PDF Only Buy Abstract Summary: Observations on the primary and subsequent treatment of gunshot wounds in patients evacuated to the Black Lion Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, during the period 1986-1992 are described. During the same period, similar cases treated by Russian orthopedic surgeons were observed at the Menelik II Hospital in Addis Ababa. Comments regarding the use of external fixation devices in those complicated cases are provided. © Williams & Wilkins 1995. All Rights Reserved.