Experience of First Deployed Otolaryngology Team in Operation Iraqi Freedom: The Changing Face of Combat Injuries

@article{Brennan2006ExperienceOF,
  title={Experience of First Deployed Otolaryngology Team in Operation Iraqi Freedom: The Changing Face of Combat Injuries},
  author={Joseph A. Brennan},
  journal={Otolaryngology–Head and Neck Surgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={134},
  pages={100 - 105}
}
OBJECTIVES: In September, 2004, an Air Force otolaryngology team was deployed to Iraq as a member of the multispecialty head and neck team, which had historically consisted of neurosurgery, ophthalmology, and oral surgery. We examined our operative and outpatient experience to determine if otolaryngology would be a critical component of this new head and neck team. STUDY DESIGN AND SETTING: Between September 7, 2004, and January 22, 2005, we collected data on all otolaryngology operative… CONTINUE READING

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