volume 40, issue 6, P534-540 2012
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcms.2011.09.005
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Sabri T. Shuker

Abstract: Maxillofacial/neck vascular injuries caused by improvised explosive devices IEDs or ballistics injuries are life threatening when they cause severe haemorrhage resulting in airway compromise. One should always keep in mind that the best technique used is that which saves the patient's life and not the most expensive and/or technologically advanced. Medical professionals on the scene should have the necessary experience to handle the emergency situations of airway compromise and haemorrhage control. In this ins…

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