10/09/2007

Training tactical medics

By Jim Weiss & Mickey Davis
Cygnus Business Media

Special-ops teams need specialized medical support

In military environments, fast evacuation of casualties is imperative. Ninety percent of combat deaths occur before patients reach medical treatment facilities; some 15%?20% of these are probably preventable, coming from causes like bleeding extremities, collapsing lungs and airway obstructions.

Full story: ...
LexisNexis Copyright © 2013 LexisNexis, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.   
Terms and Conditions Privacy Policy
Back to previous page