The expertise gained by deployed otolaryngologists in OIF and OEF who have seen a large volume of HFNIs, has led to a renewed interest in HFNI trauma care by civilian otolaryngologists. “In fact, there is an effort underway, led by the military otolaryngologists, to refocus on our specialty’s experience and expertise in this aspect of trauma care,” Dr. Holt said.
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More importantly, “as we become better educated and experienced in working with these technological advances, our service men and women are achieving better outcomes and reaping the benefits,” Dr. Laughlin added. ENTtoday