Tactical Combat Casualty Care Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

tactical combat casualty care

Term Source: JP 4-02 (Health Service Support) ?

1.) A set of trauma management guidelines customized for use on the battlefield that maintains a sharp focus on the most common causes of preventable deaths on the battlefield: external hemorrhage; tension pneumothorax; and airway obstruction.

In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.

Term Classification: logistics


Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

Term sourced from JP 4-02: Health Service Support, updated July 2012 View source document

This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015

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