Unrealized potential of the US military battlefield trauma system: DOW rate is higher in Iraq and Afghanistan than in Vietnam, but CFR and KIA rate are lower

Shawn C. Nessen*, Jennifer Gurney, Todd E. Rasmussen, Andrew P. Cap, Elizabeth Mann-Salinas, Tuan D. Le, Stacy Shackelford, Kyle N. Remick, Kevin S. Akers, Brian J. Eastridge, Donald Jenkins, Zsolt T. Stockinger, Clinton K. Murray, Kirby R. Gross, Jason Seery, Robert Mabry, John B. Holcomb

*Corresponding author for this work

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16 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S4-S12
JournalJournal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery
Volume85
Issue number1S
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jul 2018
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Afghanistan
  • Case fatality rate
  • Died of wounds
  • Iraq
  • Vietnam

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