My research interests made this piece catch my eye, but it is good to hear anyway.
More British servicemen were seriously injured in Afghanistan in the first nine months of 2007 than in the whole of the rest of the present conflict.
Grim as that fact is, many of those so-called "catastrophic" wounds would have been fatal in previous wars. Even as recently as five years ago many would not have returned home alive, the head of battlefield medicine for the armed forces says.
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