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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The American Institute for Defense and Tactical Studies hosts courses and seminars taught by the world's preeminent subject matter experts in the fields of Counterterrorism, Fundamentalist Islam and Middle Eastern Mindset, Dignitary Protection, IED Terrorist Tradecraft, Emergency Tactical Medicine, Post Suicide-Bombing Command and Incident Response, Forensics, and Hand-to-Hand Combat.
One of the ways the DoD would like achieve some serious cost savings is through the extended shelf life of expiring products C many of which fall into the world of tactical medicine C from the standard three years to five.
Rose, a tactical medicine consultant for Blackhawk's Special Operations Division, was in the military for several years on a forward surgical team and has extensive field experience in trauma and burns.

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