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Aid Station

A first aid post or centre—established by the medical arm of an army along the route of evacuation from a combat area—to which the wounded are brought; i.e. a wound dressing station or a first aid station. The wounded are given first aid and triaged according to their injuries; those needing further care are prepared for transportation to the rear.

aid station

A temporary or portable health care facility used in the military or at public gatherings or events to assess, stabilize, and triage the sick or the injured.
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