Pain management in the wilderness and operational setting.

@article{Wedmore2005PainMI,
  title={Pain management in the wilderness and operational setting.},
  author={Ian S Wedmore and Troy A. Johnson and Jim Czarnik and Steve Hendrix},
  journal={Emergency medicine clinics of North America},
  year={2005},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={585-601, xi-xii}
}
The wilderness and operational setting places unique constraints on one's ability to treat pain. In this article we will discuss methods for treating pain both in the wilderness and operational setting. By operational we mean the austere deployed military setting, to include both noncombat and combat operations. The authors combined experience with wartime trauma pain management consists of experience in Operation "Just Cause" (Panama Invasion), Operation "Desert Storm" (Persian Gulf War… CONTINUE READING

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