Accession Number : ADA563316


Title :   Special Topics


Descriptive Note : Journal article


Corporate Author : WALTER REED NATIONAL MILITARY MEDICAL CENTER BETHESDA MD


Personal Author(s) : Andersen, Romney C ; Shawen, Scott B ; Kragh, Jr, John F ; LeBrun, Christopher T ; Ficke, James R ; Bosse, Michael J ; Pollak, Andrew N ; Pellegrini, Vincent D ; Blease, Robert E ; Pagenkopf, Eric L


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a563316.pdf


Report Date : Jan 2012


Pagination or Media Count : 6


Abstract : Concerning the past decade of war, three special topics were examined at the Extremity War Injuries VII Symposium. These topics included the implementation of tourniquets and their effect on decreasing mortality and the possibility of transitioning the lessons gained to the civilian sector. In addition, the training of surgeons for war as well as residents in a wartime environment was reviewed.


Descriptors :   *MEDICAL SUPPLIES , *MILITARY MEDICINE , *WOUNDS AND INJURIES , CIVILIAN POPULATION , EXTREMITIES , MORTALITY RATE , WARFARE


Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE