Rule Number Two: Lessons I Learned in a Combat Hospital

Rule Number Two: Lessons I Learned in a Combat Hospital

Heidi Squier Kraft


whilst Lieutenant Commander Heidi Kraft's dual son and daughter have been fifteen months outdated, she used to be deployed to Iraq. A medical psychologist within the US army, Kraft's task used to be to discover the injuries of warfare health care professional may by no means see. She positioned away suggestions of her young children again domestic, acclimated to the sound of incoming rockets, and discovered the best way to hearken to the main anxious tales a warfare quarter has to offer.
One of the hardest classes of her deployment was once completely articulated via the television express M*A*S*H: "There are principles of struggle. Rule no 1 is that younger males die. Rule quantity is that medical professionals cannot switch rule quantity one." a few Marines, Kraft discovered, or even a few of their medical professionals, will be broken through warfare in methods she couldn't fix. and occasionally, humans have been repaired in methods she by no means anticipated. RULE quantity is a robust firsthand account of delivering convenience admidst the chaos of warfare, and of what it takes to undergo.

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