Tactical medical considerations - Stages of care
Tactical medical considerations aren't just the team medic's problem, everyone needs to be well versed on the latest Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures (TTPs). We will discus some general concepts and considerations for combat live saving steps.
A word picture designed to take you through the some of the early on steps used when a team member is injured and you’re taking hostile enemy fire.
If during an operation a team member goes down, you have to avoid the overwhelming feeling to run directly over to them and attempt to begin medical treatment or assessment. The stages of care are:
- Care Under Fire ....