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US combat hospital saving more wounded Iraqis (Survival rate at 93%)

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posted on Oct, 1 2008 @ 07:13 PM
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US combat hospital saving more wounded Iraqis (Survival rate at 93%)


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BALAD, Iraq - The U.S. military's main combat hospital in Iraq has increasingly switched to helping Iraqis. As the numbers of wounded American soldiers have fallen, the hospital is now saving the lives of a remarkable 93 percent of Iraqis who come with devastating injuries.

It's another sign of the radical improvements in health care made at combat trauma care units in war time — especially because unlike U.S. soldiers, most Iraqi patients at the Air Force Theater Hospital don't wear body armor and helmets or drive in vehicles designed to withstand roadside bombs
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posted on Oct, 1 2008 @ 07:13 PM
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Lost in all of the politcal rhetoric, Neocon agendas, and Abu Ghrab like actions, the high majority (99%) of US troops in Iraq are performing heroic humanitatian deeds each and every day.

This hospital is one such example. Given the nature of the trauma this facility recieves a 93% survival rate is staggering. The work being done by the doctors and nurses at this facility should be a source of national pride

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