Army's combat support hospitals
(CSH), fully supplied with blood products requires a multitude of resources.
In the combat support hospitals
, the presence of neurosurgeons and a CT scanner allowed for rapid diagnosis and life-saving surgery for traumatic brain injury.
The small hosting fee funds the organization's pillowcase project, Sewport Our Troops, where handmade pillowcases are sent to military combat support hospitals
, homeless veteran shelters, and most recently to women's shelters.
The 210A can now be found in vertical construction platoons, survey and design detachments, prime power platoons, engineer brigades, maneuver enhancement brigades, combat support hospitals
, division and corps headquarters, and the White House.
Later that year, MC4 launched a new medical logistics system that allows for the automated restocking and maintaining of critical medical supplies on the front lines and in combat support hospitals
Reserve medical units include surgical teams, combat stress teams, combat support hospitals
, preventative medical units and dental units like the 307th Dental Service Company, which is deployed now in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom.
The theater headquarters then purchased the PCA technology and distributed it to the combat support hospitals
in November 2005.
The current design of Army combat support hospitals
and Navy fleet hospitals is a Cold War relic: massive unit assemblages that are incapable of rapid force projection, immobile once they arrive in theater, incapable of echeloned movement to maintain continuity of support for maneuver units, and designed so rigidly that it is virtually impossible to tailor them to changing conditions on a high-tempo battlefield.
Plastic surgeons work alongside other surgeons and physicians in combat support hospitals
to address the immediate needs of the injured.
Patients are then treated by forward surgical teams and at combat support hospitals
. I round it interesting that Walter Reed has more than 60 of its staff serving in the Iraqi theater today.
Currently, 22 LSTATs are in operation, nine are deployed with Army combat support hospitals