In San Antonio, Wounded Troops Find Treatment

Retired Master Sgt. Todd Nelson, Brooke Army Medical Center patient
Lt. Col. Maria Serio-Melvin, critical care nurse specialist
Col. Evan Renz, MD, director, US Army Institute of Surgical Research Burn Center
Col. James Ficke, chairman, Brooke Army Medical Center Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation

The San Antonio Military Medical Center is home to a cutting-edge prosthetic clinic and the military's only advanced burn unit. The center treats some of the armed forces' most severely wounded troops, and the state-of-the-art medicine developed there often helps civilian doctors provide better care.

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.