Accession Number:

ADA357488

Title:

Joint Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for Patient Movement in Joint Operations

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

JOINT STAFF WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1996-12-30

Pagination or Media Count:

88.0

Abstract:

The health service support HSS patient movement mission in joint operations is designed to minimize the effects of wounds, injuries, and disease by the rapid evacuation of ill and injured personnel. This mission is accomplished by a proactive patient movement program and a phased health care system echelons of care that extends from action taken at the point of wounding, injury, or illness through evacuation from a theater for treatment at a hospital in the continental United States CONUS. One measure of this systems effectiveness is in its ability to save life and limb and to quickly evacuate.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research
  • Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics
  • Escape, Rescue and Survival

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE