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Related to MAST: Mast cells
an outer garment covering the entire body.
MAST suit (military anti-shock trousers) pneumatic antishock garment.
Acronym for military antishock trousers.
1. Military antishock trousers A pressure device designed to provide life support in Pts with external or internal subdiaphragmatic hemorrhage, which stabilizes the lower extremities and pelvis addresses hemorrhagic-traumatic shock by producing hemostasis and ↑ systemic vascular pressure. Cf Pressure pants.
2. Military Assistance to Safety & Traffic A program in which the US military contributes helicopters and medical assistance to low-population density areas Note: Major MAST users are high-risk infants in rural settings Substance abuse Michigan Alcoholism Screening Test A screening tool used to identify alcoholics. See Alcoholism.
Abbreviation for military antishock trousers.