EWI-IV highlights advances in combat care

By Lindsay Law and Mary Ann Porucznik

Wounded warrior recounts road to recovery

“I would not be here today, if not for the professionalism of those surgeons deployed in the war zone,” admitted CPT Raymond O’Donnell, the first patient to participate in the Extremity War Injuries (EWI) symposia sponsored by the AAOS, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, and the Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons. Capt. O’Donnell was among the featured speakers at EWI-IV: Collaborative Efforts in Research, Host Nation Care, and Disaster Preparedness, Jan. 21–23, in Washington, D.C.

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