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Below are recent Borden publications. See Ordering Information to obtain copies.

A Legacy of Lessons Learned: Landstuhl Regional Medical Center During Wartime, 2001-2014 (2016)
Landstuhl Regional Medical Center (LRMC), located in Germany, is the largest and most capable medical facility outside of the United States It is strategically positioned as the sole evacuation/tertiary referral center for four Combat Commands More than 62,000 wounded men and women from Iraq and Afghanistan have been treated at Landstuhl during the recent conflicts. Almost every one of those soldiers (99%) has survived and many have returned again to active duty. This book describes the various departments and the operations developed and implemented at Landstuhl that resulted in their impressive achievements. It captures the challenges and successes encountered which led to valuable lessons learned for future medical facilities. The compelling story of Landstuhl lies not only in the realm of its size and medical capabilities, but even more so in the men and women who serve and who have been served.

Field Management of Chemical and Biological Casualties Handbook (2016)
Provides guidance on immediate field response to a chemical or biological attack. In addition to describing individual agents and their countermeasures, this handbook includes detailed procedures for performing triage and patient decontamination, including handling exposed military working dogs. The handbook serves as a guide for conventional forward-deployed medical elements providing health service support to chemical and biological casualties.

Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery Combat Casualty Care in Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom (2015)
This book will impart lessons learned in the treatment thousands of head and neck injuries among service members and civilians in OEF/OIF. Topics covered are principles and demographics of  head and neck surgery, military-unique issues and mass casualties,  ballistics of injury, effects of weapons and body armor, pathophysiology, emergency management including maintaining airway and hemorrhage control, and techniques of acute and delayed surgery for blunt and penetrating injury, including preoperative planning, imaging and exploration, and procedures to repair soft tissue, vascular, craniofacial skeletal, laryngotracheal, pharyngoesophageal, mandibular, otologic, and nasal trauma. 

“Some System of the Nature Here Proposed”: Joseph Lovell’s Remarks on the Sick Report, Northern Department, U.S. Army, 1817, and the Rise of the Modern US Army Medical Department (2015)
A regimental surgeon promoted to hospital director in the War of 1812, Joseph Lovell, MD, became the first Army staff-level surgeon general. This volume in Borden’s history of medicine series is an in-depth analysis of how Lovell’s report on Army medicine just after the war gave rise to innovations, from focus on the soldier’s welfare and preventive medicine to accurate epidemiology and experimental research, that formed the organizational and functional principles of today’s professional and effective Medical Department.

Airborne Hazards Related to Deployment (2015)
Airborne Hazards Related to Deployment was developed from the Airborne Hazards Symposium held in Washington, DC, in August 2012. Topics include diagnosis and workup of symptomatic individuals, exposure characterization, current epidemiology, the potential role of pulmonary function testing (spirometry) in surveillance, strategic research planning, clinical follow-up and registries, risk communication, etc. Symposium presentations were delivered by a diverse group of scientific experts and contain valuable veteran perspectives. This book represents a compendium of what is currently known regarding the potential long-term health consequences of exposure to airborne hazards during Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom, and Operation New Dawn deployments. Airborne Hazards Related to Deployment presents a balanced, comprehensive approach to furthering the understanding of airborne hazards during deployments and other military operations, ultimately improving airborne hazard prevention, protection, and avoidance while improving healthcare and minimizing adverse health outcomes of our service members and veterans.

Combat Anesthesia: The First 24 Hours (2015)
Developed by UK and US anesthetists with extensive experience in theater, this book describes the latest anesthesia techniques, practices, and equipment used in current combat and humanitarian operations. Includes chapters on topics such as injuries and physiology, team members, protocols, vascular access, airway management, burns, imaging, pain management and medications, regional anesthesia, ventilation, and postoperative management.





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