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Reflections on medical aspects of ISAF IX in Afghanistan
  1. Col Martin CM Bricknell, DM MedSci FFPH MFOM MRCGP DMCC DRCOG DFFP L/RAMC, Chief Medical Adviser1
  1. Headquarters, Allied Rapid Reaction Corps, British Forces Post Office 40 martin{at}bricknell.net

Abstract

This paper is a personal review of my experience as the Medical Adviser in the NATO Headquarters of International Assistance Force (ISAF) in Afghanistan from August 2006 to February 2007. It is in 5 sections, medical plans and operations, clinical issues, supporting the Afghan Security Forces Medical Services, supporting Health Sector Reconstruction and Development and preventive medicine. It concludes with a short summary of personal lessons.

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