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American physicians teach battlefield medicine to Syrian doctors

Away from the spotlight, aid groups offer hands-on instruction and experience

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/live_from_the_arab_spring/article/american_physicians_teach_battlefield_medicine_to_syrian_doctors

Dr. Waja Muharram studied the tibia bone closely. The Syrian internist’s eyes darted back and forth as an American cardiovascular surgeon inserted and removed needles at a rapid pace, explaining how to provide trauma patients with intravenous fluids by tapping into the bone marrow.

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