Cybernetic Medics for Combat Casualty Care



IDGA Editor
10/27/2010

Jose Salinas, Director of Trauma Systems Development for the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, discusses moving towards cybernetic medics and using radical new technologies for combat casualty care at IDGA's Battlefield Healthcare Summit. The military has been moving towards using robots and machines that operate independent of humans in areas such as UAV and now is looking at the medical applications. Enroute care as patients are being transferred from one facility to the next is an areas that could see benefit greatly from new developments in technology.

Jose Salinas, Director of Trauma Systems Development for the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, discusses moving towards cybernetic medics and using radical new technologies for combat casualty care at IDGA's Battlefield Healthcare Summit. The military has been moving towards using robots and machines that operate independent of humans in areas such as UAV and now is looking at the medical applications. Enroute care as patients are being transferred from one facility to the next is an...
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