Incidence and Epidemiology of Casualties Treated at the Dutch Role 2 Enhanced Medical Treatment Facility at Multi National Base Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan in the Period 2006–2010

@article{Hoencamp2014IncidenceAE,
  title={Incidence and Epidemiology of Casualties Treated at the Dutch Role 2 Enhanced Medical Treatment Facility at Multi National Base Tarin Kowt, Afghanistan in the Period 2006–2010},
  author={Rigo Hoencamp and Floris J. Idenburg and Jaap F. Hamming and Edward C. T. H. Tan},
  journal={World Journal of Surgery},
  year={2014},
  volume={38},
  pages={1713-1718}
}
To improve care for the injured service member, we have analyzed battle casualty patterns and mechanisms. This study is the first documented report of wounding patterns and mechanisms of battle casualties treated at the Dutch role 2 enhanced medical treatment facility at the multi-national base Tarin Kowt, Uruzgan, Afghanistan. Participants were selected from the trauma registry at the Dutch role 2 enhanced medical treatment facility if they fitted the criteria ‘battle casualty’ and ‘disease… CONTINUE READING