Imaging devices late to battlefield

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April 14, 2011
USA Today    
Posted in News

"Troops in Afghanistan may have to wait 10 to 12 months for advanced medical machinery for treating concussions, raising concerns among top military leaders that the equpment will not be available for potentially hundreds of sevicemembers with mild brain injuries. Adm. Michael Mullen, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, requested in November that magnetic resonance imaging machines, or MRIs, be sent to the battlefield to help doctors see and better treat an otherwise invisible wound." (04/14/11)  

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