AHLTA-T is the primary documentation modality at the first levels of care with resuscitative capability (such as Forward Surgical Teams
, Combat Support Hospitals).
Darby, a medic/nurse with the Army's 912th Forward Surgical Team
, will be deploying to Iraq.
Patrick McAndrew, commander of the 67th Forward Surgical Team
(Airborne), said: "The way warfare is going,we have to be able towork with other countries.
Except for echeloned movement, the Forward Surgical Team
should never be split or employed as a Battalion Aid Station.
An approved force design update of the forward surgical team
resulted in the new FRST.
Colonel Kevin Davies, commanding officer 203 (Welsh) Field Hospital (Volunteers), said: "It will be a great pleasure to wel-come our colleagues from the 67th Forward Surgical Team
The Army forces that led the liberation of Iraq in April received a full range of medical and dental support from combat medics, dentists, dental assistants, forward surgical teams
, a Mobile Army Surgical Hospital, combat support hospitals, fixed facilities back in Europe and the United States, and detachments with a wide variety of allied skills.
We talked with a Forward Surgical Team
located nearby to get some of its ideas.
The culmination of their training is a grueling, 24-hour exercise in which the forward surgical team
essentially takes over the resuscitation unit at the Ryder Trauma Center.
1LT Kathy McConkey of the 948th Forward Surgical Team
examines a baby from the village of Kakaran during a medical assistance mission.
Our current theater trauma assets, including the battalion aid station, medical evacuation, the forward surgical team
, and the combat support hospital, are working adequately after several years of focused development.