McLeroy, Carrie
July 2008
Soldiers;Jul2008, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p32
The article focuses on the Combat Lifesaver Skills (CLS) Certification Training Support Package for new Soldiers. According to the article, basic-training bases have added 7.5 hours of CLS to their current medical training to train Soldiers to administer immediate medical care to the wounded in theater until they can be transported, or a doctor or medic arrives. The skills learned in CLS include administering a nerve-agent antidote, controlling bleeding and treating burns.


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