TITLE

The Mobile Shipboard Surgical Suite: A New Approach to Forward maritime Surgery

AUTHOR(S)
Covey, D.C.
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Jul2005, Vol. 131 Issue 7, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the Mobile Shipboard Surgical Suite (MSSS) which is a new approach to forward maritime surgery. The MSSS was conceived out of necessity rather than through the lengthy process of planning, funding and procurement that occurs at higher headquarters. There are advantages and disadvantages to this unconventional development pathway. The MSSS is characterized by off-the-shelf equipment that is similar or identical to that routinely used by Navy surgical personnel in their day-to-day hospital duties.
ACCESSION #
17701723

 

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