Collective air medical evacuation: the French tool.

  title={Collective air medical evacuation: the French tool.},
  author={Marc Borne and Jean Pierre Tourtier and Solange Ramsang and Laurent Grasser and Bruno Pats},
  journal={Air medical journal},
  volume={31 3},
The cornerstone of the current concept of military medical operations is the function, fit, and form of the provision of en route care. The life-saving capability of far-forward surgery creates the need for a new and unique ability: to move stabilized, but not necessarily stable, patients. The current system of en route care serves as a primary and indispensable portion of the continuum of critical care.1-3 Without the capability of moving patients, the ability to do far forward surgery would… CONTINUE READING