Polytrauma on the Map

January 2009
PN;Jan2009, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p64
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The article discusses a study which tracks access to veterans care for traumatically wounded veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars, presented at the national U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) meeting. It notes that the VA's Rehabilitation Outcomes Research Center (RORC) researchers used the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) software. One of the GIS user Diane Cowper Ripley notes that the tool is appropriate for policymakers to meet the needs of the largest numbers of patients.


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