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field hospital

n.
A hospital established on a temporary basis to serve troops in a combat zone.

field hospital

A portable military hospital beyond the zone of conflict and the dressing stations.
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About 1,000 patients are being examined and provided treatment free of cost on daily basis in Charsadda field hospital, informed Lt Col Muhammad Shakeel.
The ambulance service first set up a field hospital in Cardiff in 2004 in a bid to prevent emergency ambulances being diverted from across the region to deal with alcohol-related incidents in the city centre.
The 202 Field Hospital, based at the TA Centre in Dawberry Fields Road, Kings Heath, is made up of volunteers from Birmingham and across the Midlands.
Xie was born in a field hospital set up by the Chinese and German Red Cross societies and, for the rest of his life, will bear the memory of the orderly collection of about three dozen tents on a highway closed by quake damage.
Snyder explained while inside an EMU on display in the Pentagon's courtyard, is a rapidly deployable field hospital that's unlike any of its predecessors.
October saw an all-time high of 120 patients treated at the field hospitals.
ANKARA, August 10, 2011 (TUR) -- Turkish health minister on Wednesday said as many as six field hospital units were on standby to be dispatched to drought-stricken Somalia which faces the worst famine in over 20 years.
The Jordanian field hospital in Gaza (Gaza 6) has distributed dozens of wheelchairs to Palestinians in need in the coastal enclave on the occasion of His Majesty King Abdullah II Birthday.
Second Field Hospital Arrives in Sichuan Province; Second Shipment of Medical Aid Arrives in Yangon
As the fighting raged, journalists counted the dead on both sides, but very few spoke of the severely injured who were patched up in field hospitals and flown to military hospitals in Germany and the States.
DARPA-supported robotics are engaged in de-mining abandoned mine fields, providing intelligence and surveillance equipment that can be dropped from planes and helicopters, and providing remote tele-operated battlefield surgery units to be placed close to combat troupes while surgeons operate safely from field hospitals.
This, he said during his visit to field hospitals established by the Danish Management Agency (DEMA) in Radhan, Larkan district recently.