Daily Archives: November 16, 2021


Since Gulf War, Advanced Prosthetic Technology Saves Lives, Careers

Since the first Gulf War ended in early 1991, military medicine and battlefield care has made enormous strides with the use of modern-day prosthetic limbs. Because of some of the lessons learned and the innovations that have taken place on the battlefield, whether they be in acute resuscitative care, or tourniquets, or rapid med-evac, the VA is taking care of service members who in previous conflicts would have died. The first step