Trauma Care During the Evacuation Chain



IDGA Editor
01/16/2013

From the battlefield to the base, trauma care is critically important. It’s simply life and death. Bart Thomas, Clinical Nurse, Neurosurgical ICU, San Antonio Military Medical Center, examines the advancements in trauma care as learned over the past decade at war (OEF/OIF) at various stages of this survival chain (pre-hospital, in-theatre, and in-route care). Bart Thomas also examines the ‘Flying ICU’ Medevac concept which transports wounded soldiers from the field to the hospitals for healing. Watch now…

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From the battlefield to the base, trauma care is critically important. It’s simply life and death. Bart Thomas, Clinical Nurse, Neurosurgical ICU, San Antonio Military Medical Center, examines the advancements in trauma care as learned over the past decade at war (OEF/OIF) at various stages of this survival chain (pre-hospital, in-theatre, and in-route care). Bart Thomas also examines the ‘Flying ICU’ Medevac concept which transports wounded soldiers from the field to the hos...
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