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Michael E. De Bakey and Gilbert W. Beebe commenced their collaboration on the study of battle casualties in the Office of the Surgeon General, U. S. Army, in 1943, and they have continued to be leaders in that small group of men who study this subject from the point of view of both prevention and treatment, and in order to furnish the combat services with information valuable in planning new offensive weapons.
A comprehensive introduction and five other chapters cover every phase of combat casualties as well as non-battle casualties. These include the incidence of hits and wounds, death from
Battle Casualties: Incidence, Mortality, and Logistic Considerations.. Ann Intern Med. ;38:1345–1346. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-38-6-1345
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1953;38(6):1345-1346.
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