Combat Life Saver Lesson 26 TRANSPORT A CASUALTY USING A MILITARY VEHICLE Compiled and edited by, 2LT John C. Miller, PA-C Lesson 26 TRANSPORT A CASUALTY USING A MILITARY VEHICLE INTRODUCTION
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Lesson 26TRANSPORT A CASUALTY USINGA MILITARY VEHICLE
Compiled and edited by,
2LT John C. Miller, PA-C
When possible, military vehicles are used to evacuate casualties. The vehicle may be a helicopter modified to be an air ambulance or a ground vehicle modified to be a ground ambulance. If these are not available, other military vehicles can be used to carry casualties. As a combat lifesaver, you may need to use tactical military vehicles to transport casualties or assist medical personnel in loading and unloading air and ground ambulances.
Identify procedures for moving casualties by litter and loading and unloading casualties using military vehicles.
Given multiple-choice items pertaining to evacuation.
Score 70 or more points on the 100-point written examination.
Casualties may be evacuated by helicopter, especially if the distance to be traveled is great and the location hard to reach.
NEVER GO AROUND THE REAR OF THEHELICOPTER AND ALWAYS GO FROMTHE DOWNHILL SIDE.
As a combat lifesaver, you will probably be asked to assist the combat medic in evacuating wounded personnel when your combat duties allow. If no combat medic is available, you may need to instruct other soldiers in the procedures for evacuating litter casualties.
This lesson is tested in the written multiple-choice examination.