The removal of body piercings
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The removal of body piercings

Kirsty Edmunds Sister in the emergency department, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust

The art of body piercing has been practised in many cultures for thousands of years. It was often identified with royalty and was seen to be a sign of courage and virility.

Emergency Nurse. 14, 1, 21-21. doi: 10.7748/en2006.

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