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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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The IDF's field hospitals were also recognized for providing multiple types of "specialized care," effectively setting their designation as "Type 3 plus" -- a status no other medical team has ever reached.
Dutton reiterated that Australia also has the capability to set up field hospitals in West Africa.
Huner also said that TURMAKS is one of the four or five companies in the world specializing in the production of mobile field hospitals, and it is the only such company in Turkey.
Most injuries were sustained due to exchange of rocks between protesters and police as well as suffocation from the tear gas canisters police fired at protestors, both the field hospital doctor and an EMT at an ambulance confirmed.
Jessica Combs, an American doctor who has lived in Egypt for six years, said her Egyptian friends' courage was what inspired her to serve at the Qasr Al Dobara field hospital.
The field hospitals are of inflatable tent sets which span over a total of one thousand meters covered area and contain 100 beds.
It said the field hospitals had been set up near the Salum border crossing.
Lieutenant Colonel Patrick McAndrew of the US Army's 67th Forward Surgical Team (Airborne), added: "It's great being here in the UK to see how your field hospitals work.
Summary: Rabat - Upon high instructions of HM King Mohammed VI, the Royal Armed Forces (FAR) installed two new field hospitals in the provinces of Haouz and Taroudant, after the communes of Tounfite and Imilchil.
Karachi, October 09, 2010 (Frontier Star): Corps Commander, Lieutenant General Shahid Iqbal visited the Chinese Field Hospitals and inspected the troops deployed in flood affected areas of Sindh on Saturday Corps Commander appreciated the dedication and Humanitarian support provided by Chinese hospitals.
Army has set up five field hospitals in the province where patients are provided free medical treatment and medicine facilities.
She highlighted Jordan's stance in defending Jerusalem, dispatching aid convoys, and building field hospitals in Ramallah, Jenin and Gaza with high-skilled staff providing help and assistance to Palestinian patients.