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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.
See also: hospital
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In Lattakia, the Syrian National Campaign group visited wounded army personnel in Zahi Azraq Military Hospital, expressing their great appreciation for the sacrifices made by Syrian soldiers for the sake of preserving the country's unity and sovereignty and protecting its people.
Mukhtar Al-Hadi, specialist in anesthesia and intensive care in the Military Hospital, said Al-Shami, who is head cardiologist, was kidnapped because he demanded that the medical staff of the hospital be treated equally to their colleagues at 48 Hospital, which belongs to the Republican Guard, commanded by Ahmed Ali Abdullah Saleh, the former president's son.
Soldiers wounded in Afghanistan and Iraq have complained of poor treatment on the NHS since all the military hospitals were closed.
Dr Rosser said elements in the Army were motivated by a campaign to send wounded soldiers to military hospitals rather than NHS facilities, where they were treated in mixed wards with civilians.
14, the mobile French military hospital has treated more than 1,000 refugees thus far and carried out 45 surgical operations.
BNA) -- A team of vascular surgeons at the Military Hospital has performed a sophisticated Endovascular Surgery successfully through interventional treatment which does not require surgery in the abdomen and spares the patient some serious complications.
Dawood Abdullah Rajha visited Aleppo Military Hospital on Sunday, accompanied by top army commanders and officers.
SWAT/ISLAMABAD, September 22, 2011 (Frontier Star): General Officer Commanding (GOC) Swat Maj Gen Javed Iqbal has been injured in the incident of firing upon his helicopter and he has been shifted to military hospital Rawalpindi.
QUETTA, July 21, 2011 (Balochistan Times): Leader of Pakistan Muslim League-N Balochistan Saleem Jadoon, who was injured in an attack on Patail Road on Wednesday afternoon, succumbed to injuries in Combined Military Hospital here in the evening.
Unlike a military hospital, or military ward, UHB has experts in burns, plastics, trauma, critical care, neuro-surgery, cardiothoracic, vascular and liver surgery, general surgery, hand surgery, all under 'one roof', ready to respond 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.
BIRMINGHAM'S national military hospital is bracing itself for rising numbers of injured soldiers as more forces return to war-torn Afghanistan.

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