A U.S. Army Forward Surgical Team's experience in Operation Iraqi Freedom.

@article{Patel2004AUA,
  title={A U.S. Army Forward Surgical Team's experience in Operation Iraqi Freedom.},
  author={Tarak H. Patel and Kimberly A Wenner and Sylvia Anderson Price and Michael D Weber and Autumn Tamara Leveridge and Scott J McAtee},
  journal={The Journal of trauma},
  year={2004},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={
          201-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND The Forward Army Surgical Team (FST) was designed to provide surgical capability far forward on the battlefield to stabilize and resuscitate those soldiers with life and limb threatening injuries. Operation Iraqi Freedom represents the largest military operation in which the FST concept of health care delivery has been employed. The purpose of our review is to describe the experience of the 555FST during the assault phase of Operation Iraqi Freedom. METHODS During the 23 days… CONTINUE READING
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