Battle Forged: How the Military has Shaped Medicine

April 23, 2021

In this video, Dr. McGowan will explore how the military has influenced medical practice, especially as it relates to trauma care and emergency medicine. From critical care transport, hemorrhage control, damage control resuscitation, and tactical casualty management, the legacy of certain medical advancements can be traced to the battlefield before becoming widely-accepted practice. Through this unique view into the history of medicine, viewers will learn the origins and development of certain medical interventions which can promote a better appreciation of the storied care clinicians provide to their patients.

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