Provision of nutrition support therapies in the recent Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts.

@article{Stankorb2014ProvisionON,
  title={Provision of nutrition support therapies in the recent Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts.},
  author={Susan M Stankorb and Casside Ramsey and Heidi L Clark and Tamara Osgood},
  journal={Nutrition in clinical practice : official publication of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition},
  year={2014},
  volume={29 5},
  pages={605-611}
}
This article describes the experience of nutrition support practitioners, specifically dietitians, providing care to combat casualties. It provides a brief overview of dietitians' induction into armed service but focuses primarily on their role in providing nutrition support during the most recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. The current system of combat casualty care is discussed with specific emphasis on providing early and adequate nutrition support to U.S. combat casualties from… CONTINUE READING