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    Broken bodies, shattered minds : a medical odyssey from Vietnam to Afghanistan / Ronald J. Glasser.
    by Glasser, Ronald J.
    Palisades, N.Y. : History Pub., 2011.
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  • Soldiers -- Wounds and injuries -- United States.
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  • Soldiers -- Health and hygiene -- United States.
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  • Soldiers -- Mental health.
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  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Health aspects.
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  • Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Health aspects.
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  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Medical care.
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    9781933909479 (pbk.) :
    1933909471 (pbk.) :
    Bib #: 
    779479
    Description: 
    273 p. ; 23 cm.
    Edition: 
    1st ed.
    Contents: 
    Forty years of war -- The late great 1968: welcome to the Army -- Zama: the wounded -- The medics: then and now -- America's wars: an autopsy report -- Med-evacs and gunships: a short and deadly technical history -- The changing face of military medicine -- Teleconferencing: more than six degrees of separation -- All the Toms: Iraq 2004 -- Shell shock: the shattering of minds -- The wars within -- Multiple deployments: brains at risk -- The bleeding wars -- IEDs: blasts that kill and maim -- Traumatic brain injuries: PTSD: the invisible wounds -- All the Jakes: adrift in Afghanistan: 2010 -- That deadly sense of privilege -- All the Carries and Priscillas -- Bullets of grief: a prescription for prevention -- "Is my junk all together?" -- Chronicles: reduxing Vietnam -- Epilogue.
    Summary: 
    The author traces the changing nature of warfare from the jungles of Vietnam to the streets and mountains of Iraq and Afghanistan and defines the escalating physical and psychological damage of wounds to troops in the U.S. Army and Marine Corps.
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    Delano Public Library(F) Nonfiction Collection355.345 GlaChecked Out05/07/2014BookpbkRequest This Copy
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