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New Approaches to Battlefield Medicine May Reduce Casualties

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New Approaches to Battlefield Medicine May Reduce Casualties

New Approaches to Battlefield Medicine May Reduce Casualties

New Approaches to Battlefield Medicine May Reduce Casualties

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Two new approaches to battlefield medicine may reduce the number of deaths, some doctors say. QuikClot helps stop major bleeding. And the Battlefield Medical Information System Tactical is a handheld computer that can upload and download patient information. NPR's Joanne Silberner reports.

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