Non-emergent orthopaedic injuries sustained by soldiers in Operation Iraqi Freedom
Goodman, Gens P.
Schoenfeld, Andrew J.
Owens, Brett D.
Dutton, Jason R.
Belmont, PHilip J. Jr.
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The majority of soldiers deployed to the theater of combat operations return safely after completion of the deployment. Many of these soldiers sustain non-emergent musculoskeletal injuries that initially are treated nonoperatively and ultimately require surgery following their combat tour.
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