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... the annual ATACCC conference has emerged as one of the most important conferences focusing on trauma care, specifically targeted to advancing medical technology for soldiers who suffer trauma in combat ...See excerpts below from this year's conference in St. Pete Beach, Florida ...



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Attendees at the 2010 Advanced Technology for Applications and Combat Casualty Care Conference view displays on medicine and advances in trauma care in St. Pete's Beach, Fla., Aug. 17.

... "The Department of Defense has invested more money this year than previous years towards new medical research for the Soldier. As a trusted partner, MRMC looks forward to advances in medicine by working with academia and industry to make it happen," said Frazier Glenn,
principal assistant for Research and Technology of the U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command...

... The meeting, 16 - 19 August 2010, brings together experts to discuss experiences in product development and collaborative efforts that allow for the latest advances in military medicine to support troops on the front lines

Trauma medicine is a main focus for this year's conference...

... The two biggest hurdles which continue to result in severe debilitation or fatalities are traumatic brain injury and hemorrhaging.

Controlling bleeding that can't be reached remains a priority among military health-care professionals. Injuries to the chest, abdomen and pelvic area where a tourniquet can't be placed remain a concern...

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