Prevention of infections associated with combat-related eye, maxillofacial, and neck injuries.

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The percentage of combat wounds involving the eyes, maxillofacial, and neck regions reported in the literature is increasing, representing 36% of all combat-related injuries at the start of the Iraq War. Recent meta-analysis of 21st century eye, maxillofacial, and neck injuries described combat injury incidences of 8% to 20% for the face, 2% to 11% for the… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/TA.0b013e318227ad9a

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@article{Petersen2011PreventionOI, title={Prevention of infections associated with combat-related eye, maxillofacial, and neck injuries.}, author={Kyle Petersen and Marcus H. Colyer and David K. Hayes and Robert G Hale and Richard B Bell}, journal={The Journal of trauma}, year={2011}, volume={71 2 Suppl 2}, pages={S264-9} }