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Life-saving treatments learned from war being missed
« on: March 22, 2015, 10:37:04 AM »
There is only one good thing that ever comes out of war – learning how to treat and care for those wounded in the fighting. We've seen advances come out of every modern war and many advanced societies are learning how to use them. What is so sad is that many of the very countries where these conflicts are waged do not have the ability to take advantage of many of them.

Trauma is responsible for more global deaths annually than HIV, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Yet healthcare systems in many countries are missing out on life-saving treatments learned on the battlefield, according to a new review.

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