What are the Risk Factors for Abdominal Surgical Site Infection after Exploratory Laparotomy among Combat Casualties?

Research Paper Title Risk Factors for Abdominal Surgical Site Infection after Exploratory Laparotomy among Combat Casualties. Background Surgical site infections (SSI) are well-recognised complications after exploratory laparotomy for abdominal trauma; however, little is known about SSI development after exploration for battlefield abdominal trauma. The researchers examined SSI risk factors after exploratory laparotomy among combat casualties.… Read More

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What is the Pentagon?

Introduction The Pentagon is the headquarters building of the United States Department of Defence. As a symbol of the US military, the phrase The Pentagon is also often used as a metonym or synecdoche for the Department of Defence and its leadership. Located in Arlington County, Virginia, across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., the… Read More

On This Day … 02 March

Events 537 – Siege of Rome: The Ostrogoth army under king Vitiges begins the siege of the capital. Belisarius conducts a delaying action outside the Flaminian Gate; he and a detachment of his bucellarii are almost cut off. 986 – Louis V becomes King of the Franks. 1444 – Skanderbeg organizes a group of Albanian… Read More

What was the October Revolution (1917)?

Introduction The October Revolution, also known as the Great October Socialist Revolution, as the official term in the Soviet Union, the Bolshevik Coup, the Bolshevik Revolution, the October Uprising, the October Coup or Red October, was a revolution in Russia led by the Bolshevik Party of Vladimir Lenin that was instrumental in the larger Russian… Read More

What was the February Revolution (1917)?

Introduction The February Revolution (Russian: Февра́льская револю́ция), known in Soviet historiography as the February Bourgeois Democratic Revolution and sometimes as the March Revolution, was the first of two revolutions which took place in Russia in 1917 (refer to October Revolution and Russian Civil War, 1917-1923). The main events of the revolution took place in and… Read More

What was the 1905 Russian Revolution?

Introduction The Russian Revolution of 1905, also known as the First Russian Revolution, was a wave of mass political and social unrest that spread through vast areas of the Russian Empire, some of which was directed at the government. It included worker strikes, peasant unrest, and military mutinies. It led to constitutional reform (namely the… Read More

7 Exercises for Soldiers to Help with Rehab Shoulder Injuries

Movements that you make with your shoulder are affected by 15 muscles and eight ligaments. When you want to rehabilitate (rehab) a shoulder injury, you need to concentrate not only on strength but on balance and flexibility. Below are seven (7) exercises for military personnel to help rehab those shoulder injuries and get them back… Read More