Medical-surgical nursing at the 86th Combat Support Hospital (2007-2009) in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom: caring for host nation patients.

@article{Filliung2010MedicalsurgicalNA,
  title={Medical-surgical nursing at the 86th Combat Support Hospital (2007-2009) in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom: caring for host nation patients.},
  author={Dusty Rae Filliung and Lisa Bower},
  journal={Military medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={175 5},
  pages={
          301-4
        }
}
A descriptive study of the patients admitted to the host nation intermediate care ward (ICW) of the 86th Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq was performed. A retrospective chart review was conducted of the patients admitted to the host nation ward between June 2 and September 5, 2008. One hundred and forty host nation patients were included in the study. Patient demographics, origin of admission, length of stay, and disposition of patient are reported. The types of illnesses and injuries… CONTINUE READING
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