Amid escalating war in Syria, WHO reports it’s getting harder to deliver supplies and medicine to people trapped in Islamic State strongholds. Health officials also see rising typhoid and diarrhea caused by the lack of clean water, and they expect more acute respiratory…
"Moral Injury" from Treating Gun Injuries
May 17, 2019
Trauma surgeons may see “the equivalent of a mass shooting every 2.5 months”—clusters of 4 or more gunshot victims–contributing to burnout or “moral injury.” Per a 2014 survey, 40% of trauma surgeons have PTSD symptoms and 15% meet criteria for PTSD diag
Don’t Let Drones Fly Under the Radar
January 16, 2019
Drone strikes are synonymous with targeted modern warfare but scant data exists to illustrate civilian impact. A new study of injuries among Gaza rehab center patients surfaces the need for more scrutiny.