Corpus ID: 111487638

Battlefield radiology: 2014 update

@article{Duffy2015BattlefieldR2,
  title={Battlefield radiology: 2014 update},
  author={Peter Duffy},
  journal={Journal of Military and Veterans' Health},
  year={2015},
  volume={23},
  pages={43}
}
  • Peter Duffy
  • Published 2015
  • Engineering
  • Journal of Military and Veterans' Health
A “Military Medical Revolution – the Military Trauma System” 1 has revealed the developments during the Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO) wars over the last decade showing survival rates of up to 98% of trauma patients brought to hospital alive. This significant improvement is due to the “combat care revolution” 2,3 
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