Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| VA Vascular Injury Study (VAVIS): VA-DoD extremity injury outcomes collaboration|
Paula K. Shireman
||San Antonio, TX
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||Health Services R&D
|| April 2015 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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The goal of this proposal is to understand the long-term outcomes and current processes of carefor Veterans of Afghanistan and Iraq (Operations Enduring Freedom/ Iraqi Freedom/New Dawn;OEF/OIF) wars with polytrauma including vascular limb injuries, with a long-term goal of identifyingbest practices for this population. The high number of limb injuries among OEF/OIF veterans and their long-term, complex care requirements pose a significant challenge to the VA. Combat-related vascular injuries ar...
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