Extremity injury in war: a brief history.

  title={Extremity injury in war: a brief history.},
  author={Adrianne Noe},
  journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons},
  volume={14 10 Spec No.},
  • Adrianne Noe
  • Published 2006 in
    The Journal of the American Academy of…
The complex history of treating traumatic injury in Western warfare consistently included issues such as proximity to surgical care, the organization of medical systems, and the progressive development of technologies and procedures used to treat military service members who are injured in battle. Significant advances have been made in each of these areas, as evidenced in the changes in medical care in conflicts involving US forces. These advances include, among others, organized attempts to… CONTINUE READING