Improvements in care

Medical treatment has gotten better over the nine-year course of the wars. But almost none of the improvement is the consequence of new drugs or new devices.
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On the frontlines

PHOTOS | U.S. military helicopter crews are key elements in the battle to save wounded soldiers' lives in Afghanistan.

Teleconferencing in war zones

For soldiers torn apart by battle wounds, video teleconferencing allows medics and surgeons to better coordinate care from the war zone and across continents

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An in-depth look at Dustoff 57, a medevac team in Afghanistan

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