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U.S. Hospital Ships with a Combined Military and Civilian Crew: Exporting Orthopaedic Humanitarian Assistance

By V. Franklin Sechriest Ii and Medical Corps


Understand the role of a hospital ship as a platform for delivery of humanitarian aid in disaster relief and how lessons learned can improve the delivery of health care Create an awareness of the need for volunteer surgeons to provide total joint arthroplasty in developing countries and understand how Operation Walk fulfills this nee

Topics: COPYRIGHT 2009 BY THE JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY, INCORPORATED J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2009, 91 Suppl 5, 37-9 d doi, 10.2106/JBJS.I.00366
Year: 2016
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