tactical medicine


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tactical medicine

Emergency medical care that is provided during battlefield, terrorist, or police operations.
Synonym: front-line medicine See: tactical emergency medical support
See also: medicine
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MAJ Holloway is Chief, Department of Tactical Medicine, Center for Pre-Hospital Medicine, Army Medical Department Center and School, Health Readingess Center of Excellence, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas.
His continuing research focuses on tactical medicine and pre-hospital care, has qualified him to publish over 150 original articles and 45 book chapters in the medical field.
Among other awards, Rasumoff was recognized as an outstanding volunteer for the Sheriff's Department and for his advancement of tactical medicine.

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