From the Frontlines to the Home Front: The Crucial Role of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons

Covey, D. C.
April 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Apr2009, Vol. 91-A Issue 4, p998
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of some of the challenges and rewards that are associated with being an orthopedic surgeon in the armed forces. A discussion of the crucial role that orthopedic surgeons play in providing medical care to wounded soldiers in times of war is presented. Changes which have been seen in the treatment options that are available to wounded soldiers are discussed.


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