August 2007
Soldiers;Aug2007, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p45
The article reports on the effect of expanded training in combat life-saving procedure on U.S. troops injured in Iraq. Multinational Division-Baghdad surgeon Jason Wiemann states that soldiers continue to recover on traumatic injuries at an unprecedented rate. According to an Army personnel, the main types of injuries afflicting troops in Iraq include massive bleeding from extremity wounds, trauma to the chest cavity and obstruction of airways.


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