Report: L. WOLFF (Us)

Orthopedics on Deployment

Orthopedics in the Austere Environment – Thinking “Outside the Box"

The following case report reflects the unique challenges faced by the Orthopedic Surgeon working in a forward surgical setting, in an austere environment, with limited available resources. Providing definitive care for difficult cases involving the local population is common due to the limited availability of local medical infrastructure.