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Special Operations Individual Medical Equipment Part 2 - The In-use And Survival Medical Kits

Winter 2010

Geers D. 10(1). 3 - 15. (Journal Article)

Abstract

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 in-use 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: 20306410