EWI VIII: Sequelae of Combat Injuries

Extremity War Injuries symposium examines what happens after an injury

G. Jake Jaquet

More than 40,000 U.S. military personnel have been wounded in battle over the past dozen years, 80 percent of them sustaining extremity injuries. Treating these injuries is challenging because many are the product of improvised explosive device blasts, resulting in high-energy injuries rarely seen elsewhere.

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