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Golden Hour Policy Improves Combat Survival

2015 02 Oct

A mandate in 2009 that critically injured U.S. servicemen should receive definitive care within the so-called "golden hour" has improved survival rate of combat casualties in Afghanistan, according to a study published in JAMA Surgery. In 2009, Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates mandated a standard of 60 minutes or less, from call to arrival at the... Read more

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