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Post-operative hospital care. Nurses caring for a teenage boy who is recovering from surgery to the tendons in his legs. They have cleaned the surgical wounds on his right leg, and are now replacing the two-piece support cast which will be wrapped in bandages. The patient is breathing an anaesthetic (in green bag) through a mask to relieve the pain during this procedure. Photographed in the Orthopaedic Surgery Nursing Ward at the Robert Debre Hospital, Paris, France.
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