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A Race Against Time: Treating Burn Patients Injured in Battle

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A Race Against Time: Treating Burn Patients Injured in Battle
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The U.S. Army Burn Center at Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston Texas, is one of the five busiest burn units in the country. These patient...
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    The U.S. Army Burn Center at Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston Texas, is one of the five busiest burn units in the country. These patients are out of the ordinary.  They are military men and women who have been burned over at least 20 percent of their body while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Dr. Kevin Chung an intensivist at the unit and PA Charles Thompson join host Lisa Dandrea Lenell to talk about the process of moving patients from the battlefield to the burn unit, how burn wounds are treated and the emotional toll that it takes on the medical professionals treating these patients.

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