combat support hospital


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combat support hospital

Abbreviation: CSH
A large mobile military hospital that accepts seriously injured military personnel whose condition has been stabilized near the battlefield by a mobile surgical team. A CSH provides intensive care unit support for the critically injured. Some patients with battlefield injuries are stabilized at the CSH; others are transported to major medical centers for long-term care.
See also: hospital
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Yet once Karen and the other members of the 801st Combat Support Hospital saw how much their services were needed, they instantly focused and began caring for the injuries of US and coalition soldiers, Iraqi civilians, and children.
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