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Author: Steven Jeffery
Date: July 2012
Journal: Nursing Standard
Issue: Volume 26, Number 45
Keywords: Military nursing, military wounds, psychological care, wound care
Military personnel are surviving with more severe injuries than have previously been seen. Their wounds are often heavily contaminated and have high levels of exudate. This article describes the challenges that healthcare professionals encounter when treating military wounds and emphasises the need for multidisciplinary working to provide the best possible care for injured soldiers.
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