TITLE

Afghanistan: Outside the comfort zone in a war zone

AUTHOR(S)
Kondro, Wayne
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/17/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p131
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the medical services and situations of medical unit of military physicians in a war zone in Afghanistan. As described by anesthesiologist and Canadian Forces Lieutenant-Commander Dr. John Macdonald, the medical staff is invariably caught between the conflicting demands of limited resources and high patient volume, often having to turn away civilian casualties who have been dumped on the doorstep to maintain surge capacities for Coalition soldiers.
ACCESSION #
25627560

 

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