Caring for Burned Soldiers

Wilson, Elaine
July 2008
Soldiers;Jul2008, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p26
The article features Brooke Army Medical Center's (BAMC) Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center in Fort Sam Houston, Texas. According to the article, the burn center has a total of 40 beds and comprises a care center for patients who do not need round-the-clock intensive care as well as two intensive care units. Twenty-seven inpatients including Staff Sgt. Michael Schlitz reportedly occupy the burn center. Dr. Evan Renz's explanation of burn treatment and recovery is offered.


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