Military Critical Care Nursing--Army. Critical Care Transport in a Combat Environment: Building Tactical Trauma Transport Teams Before and During Deployment

Hudson, Timothy L.; Morton, Richard
December 2010
Critical Care Nurse;Dec2010, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p57
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the U.S. Army critical care nurses training before and during deployment in order to prepare them in serving as critical care casualty transport employees in a combat environment. It says that services in U.S. military differ in critical care casualty transport and in personnel who performs the mission. Furthermore, U.S. Army nurses require intensive training because their expanded function is provision of care on injured patients transported via helicopter. INSET: A Typical Transport of a Critically Ill Patient.


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