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A Closer Look (Wounds of War) #832717

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 04, 2006
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(Studio: Terry Moran) A closer look at some extraordinary soldiers & the medical teams dedicated to helping them introduced; statistics on Americans wounded in Iraq cited. {Note: local weather bulletin on screen.}

(Tampa: Jeffrey Kofman) The new branch of medicine called polytrauma†† for treating catastrophic bomb injuries from the war featured; scenes shown of soldiers undergoing rehabilitation & daily therapy at Tampa's James A. Haley†† Veterans Hospital. [Polytrauma unit director Dr. Steven SCOTT††- says the aim is to give the wounded back their independence.]

Moran, Terry;
Kofman, Jeffrey

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