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US team works to increase Iraq’s trauma nursing capabilities

Heider Yehya, a nurse at Alkarkh General Hospital here, and Israa Sameer, a microbiologist with Iraq’s Ministry of Interior, practice treating a trauma patient during the International Trauma Nursing Course conducted at the Iraqi Ministry of Defense’s Ministerial Training and Development Center here from March 13-17.



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This work, US team works to increase Iraq’s trauma nursing capabilities [Image 6 of 6], by Wayne Hall, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:03.17.2011

Date Posted:03.19.2011 05:38

Photo ID:379542

VIRIN:110317-A-#####-015

Resolution:6600x5013

Size:1.75 MB

Location:BAGHDAD, IQGlobe

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