Tag: Wounds

Report: K. POLLO, H. BRAHO, L. NIKOLLARI (HUNGARY)

Penetrating Neck Injury

Tracheal injuries are seen in approximately 1%–7% of patients with penetrating neck injuries. Although they are rare, a high suspicion should be maintained because of the potential for life-threatening airway compromise. This case report aims to emphasize this claim.

Article: Lee H. Harvis

Lessons From Haiti

How The Second Deadliest Earthquake in History Can Teach us to be Better Prepared for Future Large Scale Natural Disasters

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Article: F. Herkert

THREE MONTHS LATER...

Three months after Haiti’s devastating earthquake in January 2010

Article: J.L. DE MEDEIROS AMARANTE JR. (BRASILIA)

Brazilian Humanitarian Aid for the People of Haiti

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Article: N.T. TARMEY, C.L. PARK, D. ALDINGTON, M. INGRAM, P.F. Mahoney (UK)

Acute Pain Management on Overseas Operations: UK Military Guidelines

These guidelines describe a systematic approach to military pain management from the point of wounding to the Role 3 Field Hospital. They incorporate the lessons learned over the last twelve years of conflict in Iraq and Afghanistan and may also serve as a useful guide for other medical personnel working in austere and challenging circumstances.

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Article: Kerstin Protz

Care Lexicon – A Series to Collect

Treatment options for wounds in various stages, Part 2

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Article: L. BINJAKU, L. NIKOLLARI (ALBANIA)

Treatment of Maxillo-Facial Damages in the Albania Armed Forces

Maxillo-facial injuries result from accidents, violence, firearms or falls from heights. They can occur isolated or in combination with other serious injuries. The frequency of facial injuries is high, because the face is exposed and has little protective elements. Their treatment requires special care which consists in life saving, maintaining or restoring dental function and appearance. This article presents the management and treatment of macillo-fasical injuries in the Central University Military Hospital of the Albanian Armed Forces.

Section Defence Forces Dental Services

Shanghai, China

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SDFDS is the Section Defence Forces Dental Services from the FDI. Every year prior to the FDI annual congress we organize an annual meeting. This meeting contains of a cultural day and a scientific program of 2 days, in which international military dentists share their experiences, challenges and latest developments.

The next meeting will be from 29 AUG-1SEPT in Shanghai, China