Unstable Patient Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org

unstable patient

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

1.) A patient whose physiological status is in fluctuation and for whom emergent, treatment, and/or surgical intervention are anticipated during treatment or evacuation; and the patientÂ’s rapidly changing status and requirements are beyond the standard en route care capability and requires medical/surgical augmentation.

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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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