The battle fought by a U.S. - French force at Chipyong-ni in mid-February 1951 has been called the turning point of the Korean War, and may have been the first time that transfusions of whole blood were given as far forward as the regimental area during combat The surgeon, or chief medical officer, of the United Nations force at Chipyong-ni describes this and other measures required by the tactical and medical situations there, and illustrates how they were made possible, in large part, because an important lesson learned during World War II had been applied : the surgeon had direct access to the commander as a member of his staff, and controlled the task force medical facilities.
Mots-clés Pascal : Plaie, Guerre, Historique, Chirurgie, Installation militaire, Corée, Asie, Planification stratégique, Homme, Traitement, Traumatisme
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Wound, War, Case history, Surgery, Military installation, Korea, Asia, Strategic planning, Human, Treatment, Trauma
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 98-0171503
Code Inist : 002B16N. Création : 21/07/1998.