CAPT Michael Vengrow, MC, USNR on Combat Medicine in OIF

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CAPT Vengrow discusses his experience in OIF and the challenges the U.S. Military faces with battlefield healthcare in its current wars. He elaborates on how the fighting in the Global War on Terror will require new ways of approaching combat medicine. Specifically, he discusses the lack of a dedicated Marine Corps medivac helicopter, the capabilities and limitations of the Naval Forward Resuscitative Surgical System (FRSS), and Naval Reserve Doctor deployment rotation lengths.
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