Invasion vs insurgency: US Navy/Marine Corps forward surgical care during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

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HYPOTHESIS The transition from maneuver warfare to insurgency warfare has changed the mechanism and severity of combat wounds treated by US Marine Corps forward surgical units in Iraq. DESIGN Case series comparison. SETTING Forward Resuscitative Surgical System units in Iraq. PATIENTS Three hundred thirty-eight casualties treated during the invasion… (More)
DOI: 10.1001/archsurg.143.6.564

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@article{Brethauer2008InvasionVI, title={Invasion vs insurgency: US Navy/Marine Corps forward surgical care during Operation Iraqi Freedom.}, author={Stacy Alan Brethauer and A. G. Chao and Lowell W Chambers and Donald J Green and Carlos Brown and Peter Rhee and Harold R Bohman}, journal={Archives of surgery}, year={2008}, volume={143 6}, pages={564-9} }