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Special Operations Individual Medical Equipment Part I - The Major Trauma Kit

Fall 2009

Geers D. 09(4). 43 - 52. (Journal Article)


Special Operations Forces (SOF) Operators need a variety of individual medical items that can generally be broken down into three types of medical kits: a major trauma kit, to treat major traumatic wounds; an inuse medical kit, to prevent or treat anticipated common medical conditions during operations; and a survival medical kit, to treat minor injuries and ailments when in a survival/evasion situation.

PMID: 20112648