TITLE

"Damage control" surgery techniques used on soldiers

AUTHOR(S)
Brooks, Janet
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/26/2006, Vol. 175 Issue 7, p727
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the use of surgical damage control techniques among soldiers injured in Iraq and Afghanistan. The techniques are developed at urban trauma centres in the U.S. The views of Doctor C. William Schwab, chief of traumatology and surgical critical care at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, on the techniques are presented. Studies that show the role of damage control techniques in the increase of survival rate are also cited.
ACCESSION #
22419332

 

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