Casualties of War: Doctors of War: 01182013_Becherer_IraqMedical011

New medical techniques like the external fixator, being inserted into a wounded soldier's leg with a drill seen here, is just one innovation that was tested in the battlefield hospital in an effort to try to more quickly heal the shattering wounds caused by improvised explosive devices.
October 31, 2005- Balad, Iraq

New medical techniques like the external fixator, being inserted into a wounded soldier's leg with a drill seen here, is just one innovation that was tested in the battlefield hospital in an effort to try to more quickly heal the shattering wounds caused by improvised explosive devices.