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Old 09-04-2017, 10:59 PM   #7
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Default Re: Surgery - How does it work?

Originally Posted by Wayne View Post
So an immediate benefit.
The immediate benefit of surgery is usually that you will stop bleeding and the continuing risk of infection decreases dramatically. The secondary benefit is that your body will be able to start healing, which it may not have been able to do with a large gaping wound or a ruptured spleen, and it can start healing in a way that is more beneficial to you - i.e. a set bone will heal in a way that will allow you to walk again instead having a permanently crippled leg.

The problem is that most of these benefits fall below the resolution of what GURPS - and most RPGs - bother to keep track of.
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