Dr Shane Jackson

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In the recent Falklands campaign four Army Field Surgical Teams were deployed in the two phases of the war. They functioned as Advanced Surgical Centres and operated on 233 casualties. There were 3 deaths. The patterns of wounding and the methods of casualty management are discussed and compared with other recent campaigns.
The factors related to the development of sepsis in the soft tissue limb injuries sustained by soldiers during the Falklands Campaign have been assessed. Delay in surgery and delay in antibiotic administration are the most important factors, and where delay in surgery is inevitable, delay in antibiotic administration assumes an even greater importance.
Introduction A factual account of the wounds received by a soldier during one of the land battles in the Falklands Campaign is presented together with an account of his initial (first and second line) and subsequent (third and fourth line) treatment_ Comments and suggestions are offered on aspects of treatment given in the first and second line medical(More)
The factors related to the development of sepsis in the soft tissue limb injuries sustained by soldiers during the Falkland Campaign have been assessed. Delay in surgery and delay in antibiotic administration are the most important factors, and where delay in surgery is inevitable, delay in antibiotic administration assumes an even greater importance.