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Letters Doctors on the front line

Time for a civilian front line?

BMJ 2010; 340 doi: (Published 10 March 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;340:c1318
  1. Janos P Baombe, doctor1
  1. 1Emergency Department, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester M13 9WL
  1. baombejp{at}

    War changes medicine: how will the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan change the management of trauma in civilian life?1

    The original AcBCDE approach to trauma management—airway with cervical spine immobilisation, breathing, circulation, disability, exposure—has needed in these conflicts to become cABC (catastrophic bleeding, airway, breathing, circulation).1 Increasing …

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