Jonathan Woodson

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Management of vascular trauma has evolved tremendously since the turn of the 20(th) century. The lessons from each major military conflict over the past 100 years have refined our understanding of how to care for soldiers and civilians with vascular injuries. The recent wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have likewise improved our strategy for treating victims of(More)
Received January 20, 2016; Revised March 3, 2016; Accepted Marc 2016. From theDepartment of Surgery, San Francisco General Hospital/Unive of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (Knudson); the Departm of Surgery, Uniformed Services University Bethesda MD (Elster); Pentagon, Washington, DC (Woodson); and the American College of geons, Chicago IL(More)
A famous dictum, attributed to Hippocrates, is well known in the medical community: “Above all, do no harm.” But I am partial to another one: “He who wishes to be a surgeon should go to war.” For thousands of years the battlefield, unfortunately, has been the classroom where the greatest medical advances have been made—in trauma care, aeromedical(More)
OBJECTIVES To calculate the annual rate of psychiatric evacuation of U.S. Service members out of Iraq and Afghanistan and identify risk factors for evacuation. METHODS Descriptive and regression analyses were performed using deployment records for Service members evacuated from January 2004 through September 2010 with a psychiatric diagnosis, and a 20%(More)
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