Instructions concerning a gaping wound in a vertebra of his neck

Examination

If thou examinest a man having a gaping wound in a vertebra of his neck , penetrating to the bone , (and) perforating a vertebra of his neck ; if thou examinest that wound , (and) he shudders exceedingly, (and) he is unable to look at his two shoulders and his breast .

Diagnosis

Thou shouldst say concerning him : "One having a wound in his neck, penetrating to the bone, perforating a vertebra of his neck, (and) he suffers with stiffness in his neck. An ailment with I will contend.

Treatment

Thou shouldst bind it with fresh meat the first day. Now afterwards moor (him) at his mooring stakes until the period of his injury passes by .