Experiences

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Report: F. HENGSTERMANN (GERMANY)

Medical Support of Infantry Operations

Experiences of a medical officer serving with the Task Force Kunduz in 2011

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THICKNESS OF BUTYL GLOVES SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTS GROSS AND FINE DEXTERITY – A RANDOMIZED CONTROLLES CROSSOVER TRIAL

Singapore Armed Forces Medical Corps Medical Response Force¹ and the DSO National Laboratories Combat Protection and Performance Lab Defence Medical and Environmental Research Institute Singapore² Raymond Hon Giat¹, Yong Chiat Wong², Mohamed Amin Bin Hajamohideen¹, Kee Kuan Yeo¹, Chee Ying Tong¹, Si Jack Chong¹ WMM, 58. Jahrgang (Ausgabe 2/2014; S. 58-60)

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Article: D. BOEDEKER, J. FAULKNER, E. TAYLOR, Sh. NESSEN, B. BOEDEKER (USA)

Development of a Tele ENT Program for the European Regional Medical Command

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Article: M. GIAI (ARGENTINA)

Water Purification Campaign Experience in Gonaives, Haiti

The experience of producing drinkable water in an unfavorable campaign environment, as that of Gonaives (Haiti) and getting excellent results in terms of quality of treated water, is the sum of continuous adaptation and improvement of intermediate purification processes, from improving the acquisition to remineralization of water filtered by reverse osmosis.

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Article: A. SUDA (Austria)

Surgical Support in Benghazi – A Libyan Experience

In March 2012, the author was asked to be part of a humanitarian missionto help Libyan people build up a new medical service. The plan was to send surgeons, physiotherapists, OR-staff nurses and psychologists to two hospitals in Libya to support the local medical staff in their efforts.

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Article: J. Backus (Germany)

Overland Casualty Evacuation - a Component of the Evacuation Chain

One of the paramount objectives of the medical support of personnel in the field is the provision of mobile medical first aid and subsequent evacuation of casualties in appropriately designed casualty transport vehicles or under the supervision of mobile physician teams (BAT: Bewegliche Arzttrupps) or paramedic teams (SanTrp: Sanitätstrupps). This article provides an overview and discusses the future of armoured overland casualty transport vehicles employed by the Joint Medical Services of the Bundeswehr (ZSanDstBw: Zentraler Sanitätsdienst der Bundeswehr).

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Article: Major Carmen López, Dr.Jose .I. Peralba Vaño MD, Senior Airman Vicente Navarro

THE SPANISH AIREVAC UNIT (UMAER). HISTORY AND TODAYS STRUCTURE.CURRENT TRENDS?