Maxillofacial trauma treatment protocol.

  title={Maxillofacial trauma treatment protocol.},
  author={David Bryan Powers and Michael J Will and Sidney L Bourgeois and Holly D Hatt},
  journal={Oral and maxillofacial surgery clinics of North America},
  volume={17 3},
  pages={341-55, vii}
The management of complex maxillofacial injuries sustained in modern warfare or terrorist attack has presented military surgeons with a new form of injury pattern previously not discussed in the medical literature. The unique wounding characteristics of the IED, the portability of the weapon platform, and the relative low cost of development make it an ideal weapon for potential terrorist attacks. If potential future terrorist attacks in the United States follow the same pattern as the… CONTINUE READING