Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Mass Casualty drill

We received a 4 day visit from CDR Huynh, a trauma surgeon assigned to mentor at the National Military Hospital in Kabul. She and her colleague gave a series of superb lectures and demonstrations on handling combat injuries and setting up protocols to manage disasters. We also staged a mock mascas, or mass casualty drill with 10 mock patients ranging from a stable fracture to a heart attack. Shown are the arrival and care of the staff. Well handled although the event was not a surprise as we wanted.

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