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Military medicine covers the medical needs of military service personnel in the battlefield. This also involves establishing and operating combat support hospitals. Persons in this field are exposed to a wide range of weapon-inflicted injuries.
it really depends of each individual insurance. If the 19 year old is a full time student, she would be fully covered under your insurance. Also, some state laws require parents to cover a dependant child until a certain age (thru age 19 or sometimes even 23). if the child is covered under the insu…
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16 minutes for a machine gunner entering a combat zone I was a Naval Hospital Corpsman in 1979. I attended a "c" school-Field Medical Service School- were I was taught combat medicine. My instructors were all Vietnam Veterans. My class was informed, at that time, that a Corpsman's life expectancy i…
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Answer Sorry don't know much. However do recall my history teacher telling me that the medics in Marine units were actually US Navy sailors who had volunteered for the job. Medics from all nations were not supposed to be fired upon in the course of doing their job...however they were also suppose…
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Answer I'm not an expert, but I have a book that shows a dead German Paratrooper medic at Salerno. He is wearing an armband. The typical German medic of any branch usually wore a red cross insignia on their arm, their pack or their helmet. Pictures: In the "Related links" below, please find th…
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This depends on your definition of 'doctor.' Field medics, be it Red Cross or corp men, fought and jumped into battle along side the troops. Actual doctors were back in set up hospitals behind the lines.AnswerAccording to information available, The Fallschirmjaeger used medics much in the same manne…
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Answer Military medical personell ARE allowed to carry firearms, to protect themselves, and the wounded under their care. In a practical situation in combat, field medics carry rifles and sidearms, as well as medical equipment and drugs for treatment of trauma. In the Canadian Forces, which I a…
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The biggest development was that the first laser guided bombs were used at the very end(after US forces had left), which would become the smart bombs of the late cold war. Modern light machine guns were developed into their current forms. The use of smaller than 7.62 mm ammunition was shown in the …
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Dec 31, 1967 485,600 US troops in Vietnam 16,021 Killed in action to date 99,762 Wounded in action to date 58,148 Americans lost their lives by the end of the war
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In California I believe new grads will make in the $30/hr range. Experienced nurses who pull a lot of overtime can make over $100,00/year. As a part-time, experienced (ten years) nurse I'll be in the $70,000 range this year. Hope that helps!
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There are many forms of social influence, such as persuasion, but brainwashing is the most severe. Brainwashing changes someone's way of thinking without their consent. Isolation and total control of the subject are key. In extreme cases, physical harm is threatened. Brainwashing in the media is mos…
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Military Pay In the military your pay depends on your rank and time in service, not what your actually job is. For instance if you are a nurse with the rank of Captain you will have the same base income as any other military captain. There is a pay table that will show you the base pay rates. Go to …
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Answer No, that's wrong. Cartilage takes about a year to heal completely. I had my rook done a month and a half ago and I changed it. And then it got infected:/ Kinda sad. Anyways, my rook also closed in about 10 minutes cause I had to take it out.
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I'm not 100% sure because it could be lawyer or accountant but footballers in Spain still make alot of money.
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The highest paid athlete in the world is golfing great Tiger Woods with annual earnings of 110 million including endorsements. He is closing in on earning over 1 billion dollars from his 13 year career.
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Deborah Sampson was a women duisguissed as a man and joined the army using the name Robert shurtliffe. Later in a war against some tories* she was shot in the leg she begged to be left there so her true identity wouldn't show, they would not leave her there and took her to the hospital. Later her do…
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between 5000 and 7000. it's so sad
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Leave it in room temperature areas Put the warm water into something that is insulated, even if you keep it on low heat. A thermos, hot water bottle or insulated drink cup are some containers.
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The richest person in the world, hence the person who makes the most money, keeps alternating between Bill Gates and Carlos Slim Helu. They both make around the same amount per day, minus costs.
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5,000,000 Vietnamese, 700,000 Cambodian and around 50,000 Laotian we're killed
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whiskey... doctors had barley any supplies so they used whiskey to get them drunk during an operation, like amputations, so they wouldn't feel as much pain
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Answer Honey stored in sealed containers can remain stable for decades and even centuries! For practical purposes, a shelf-life of two years is often stated. Properly processed, packaged and stored honey retains its quality for a long time. Use the link below for more information.
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it indicates military vehwell..all army property in India carries the "up" arrow, so it is not just vehicles, even carbon paper carries the sign to make it obvious that it is military property.. in case of vehicles, the no. after the arrow indicates the year when the vehicle was commissioned into ar…
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Answer Almost every form, but the big inovation was the use of the helicopter.
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tHEY USED A LOT OF MEDICINE, likeme!
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Like a doctor, pediatrician, obstetrician, diagnostician, and the people who work in the emergency rooms.
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The lifespan of a comat medic is difficult to measure because medics are set apart in many ways. In WWII medics in Europe were expected to die of indirect fire (mortars, rockets, etc.) because both Allied and Nazi soldiers had a sort of unwritten code of conduct not to target these soldiers on the b…
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This varies from person to person and also how long you have had the piercing. Never remove a piercing for more than a few minutes if it is less than a year and a half to two years old, simply as a precaution. If it is old enough, the best way to check is to remove your piercing in the morning whe…
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It is still Tiger Woods who makes the most in endorsements and Lebron James is second, Lionel Messi must be 3rd
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Answer SABC answer (straight from the training class): Allow the victim to assume the position easiest for breathing, and observe/treat for shock Caveat: I've seen a bunch of these questions that relate to a military air service, and they're fascinating questions. However, I have one seri…
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He could possibly suffer serious permanent injuries to the neck or spine, or serious complications to an unsplinted leg injury, including internal bleeding or tearing.Never relocate a person with possible head, neck, spinal, or bone injuries without proper preparation, except in the most imminently …
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If taste buds are damaged, new taste buds will start appearing almost immediately. Whether damaged or not, all of the approximately 10,000 taste buds in the human mouth will have been replaced within two weeks.
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well you are actually supposed to if u have a cut put lemon juice on it and mix with aclohol and it works but i dont really get ur question that much so i hope this answers it also go on the website www.medicine.com for more info
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Answer Smallpox has been eradicated. It only exists in isolated repositories in highly protected government facilities in both the United States and Russia. Whilst there is currently no chance of a person contracting smallpox, it is conceivable that specimens from the stockpile, which was suppose…
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A combat medic is a trained soldier who is responsible for providing first aid and frontline trauma care on the battlefield. Also responsible for providing continuing medical care in the absence of a readily available physician, including care for disease and non battle injury. Combat medics are nor…
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All that is required is a high school education and a high enough score on the test given when you enlist. The military will train you how to perform the task, you must pass the school to become a medic (Army) or corpsman (Navy). You need either a high school diploma, or GED. When you take the ASVA…
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First make sure you are 18 years old and a legal U.S. Citizen by birth or naturalization or have Permanent Resident Status/Green Card. You do not have any past criminal convictions/felonies. (misdeamenors can be waived) 1. Get either a H.S. Diploma or a GED. 2. Go talk to a military recruiter. I r…
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Heat exhaustion Weakness, dizziness, nausea, and possibly collapse. Think of it this way, when you get hot, your body responds to try to keep you cool. most often it will sweat to allow heat to escape by evaperation. If the body is not getting replenished with fluids (non-sugar and non-alcoholic) t…
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In combat. You first have to make sure the scene is safe. Move the wounded only if a life threatening situation exist. Once the person is secure and you have assessed the person needs help, and doesn't have a broken neck or some more serious affliction. Cover the chest wound with some sterile non po…
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stopping the burning process identify the degree of the burn
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A small burn is superficial. You don't get blisters the skin isn't charred. It's just pink and burns a little bit.
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A splint for a fractured lower leg should extend from above the knee to below the ankle. The general rule of splinting is:Immobilise the bone, above and below the fracture,and immobilise the joints, above and below the fracture. If the fracture is compounded, (bone pierces through the skin),DO N…
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A cystocele repair surgery is a procedure to correct a prolapsed bladder. After surgery, a person may have problems with urination because this is one of the risk factors associated with this procedure. Some other risk factors are leaking urine, infection, and bleeding.
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There are a few. One of the most vital and common medical practices today is blood transfusion. The use of anesthesia during surgery is also another medical break through since the Civil War. Medical Asepsis is also very important.
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Chinese medicine is an umbrella term for a broad range of medicine practices sharing common concepts developed over 2,000 years. TCM, Traditional Chinese Medicine can include Herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage, exercise and dietary therapy.
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Ceralyte IFAKs are used to treat trauma. Use your canteen and the water in it to treat a heat emergency. The item you will most definitely use is the airman's water supply. If the guy is in heat exhaustion or heat cramps you have him drink the water and pour some on him. If he's in heat stroke you…
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Hypovolemic shock is defined as inadequate circulation of blood through one or more organs or structures or the collapse of respiratory system A loss of blood circulating volume leading to end organ tissue hypoperfusion.
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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics the estimated mean annual wage for electricians as of May 2008 is, $49,890. This would amount to $23.98 per hour. In May 2008, median hourly wages of wage and salary electricians were $22.32. The middle 50 percent earned between $17.00 and $29.88. The…
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In this order: Apply direct pressure. Elevate the wound. Call EMS. Cover the wound to prevent the victim from seeing the extent of the injury. Treat for shock. Collect the avulsed pieces and place them on ice for possible reattachment.
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Gunshot wounds are unpredictable puncture wounds that cause major tissue damage. Three factors work together to determine the severity of a gunshot wound:location,size of the bullet, speed of the bullet. The bigger the gun, the bigger the hole. The faster the speed, the more the damage. To treat, be…
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To some degree, this will depend upon what war you are talking about. Presuming you are asking about the United States military, starting with the Vietnam War and going to WWI, there were very few veterinarians in the military and most of them were either State-side providing service at the military…
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The profession that makes the most money I guess is soccer/basketball
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Open Open wounds can be classified according to the object that caused the wound. The types of open wound are: Incisions or incised wounds, caused by a clean, sharp-edged object such as a knife, a razor or a glass splinter. Lacerations, irregular tear-like wounds caused by some blunt trauma. The…
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Alot of them. One time in Singapore , at Chou Choo Kang, two cats die because a man put them in a black garbage bag and because of that, they suffocate to death I wish there will be no more animal abuse if nit all the animals will be extinct one day and we will have nothing to eat.Do you agree?yes I…
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Answer The salary ranges by state, but you can check your local Department of Labor office, or "Salary.com" for your specific answer. Usually, $32,000 and up.depending on experirence and time on the job, it could be higher, but it's always worth the investment- nurses are always in demand.
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Albumin refers to the amount of water soluble protein in the urine. A normal result would be negative.
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Indeed it was the first military use of poison gas.
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Mainly tending to the wounded and cooking, cleaning, caring for children, and some took over their husbands spots in the war.
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A hemostatic agent should be applied before the bandage. (The wound should be sealed only with a nonporous material.)
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Depending on the primary etiology for shock, signs/symptoms will vary. Usually, evidence of profound or severe shock, without medical interventions, consist of severe neurological deficits (obtunded, coma), however, this is more likely secondary to the effects of shock (uremia, acidosis, hypoxia). …
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Yes you can! I just got an approved waiver ladt week to join the army it took 8 months. I had a lot of dr.s notes and help from my recruiters I had a brain tumor removed and been seizure free for almost 10 years anything is possible go for it
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Morphine. REALLY? all you put is morphine? well, besides that we carry loperamide (crap pills) ibuprofen, Tylenol, epinephrine pens, fentanyl, cepacol cough drops, sudafed, claritin, ammonia inhalants, hetastarch, lactated ringers, cefatetin, tinactin, benadryl, maloxicam, tramadol, pretty much a…
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Mild symptoms include tightness in the chest, runny nose, shortness of breath, or dizziness. More severe exposure can cause vomiting, loss of balance, vision, and coordination, and loss of memory or concentration.
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The brain can only survive without oxygen for a very short amount of time. The priorities in an injured person are to remove the person from the area of danger, then to ensure an adequate airway, breathing and assess circulation. Airway is the most important because without an open airway and adequ…
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Military doctors enter the military as Captains in the Army, Air Force and Marines, and Lieutenants in the Navy. Entry pay for that rank is $3400 per month. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Actually, a military physician…
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The length of the battle. If the medic is doing his job, he's moving from casualty to casualty...all the while exposing himself to enemy fire. While the grunts are ducking for cover, the medics crawling from wounded man to wounded man (or dead man to dead man, to varify his status). _______________…
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For a first degree burn (redness), you should cool the skin with aloe, gels, ice packs, or cool water. For a second degree burn (blisters) you can do the same as a first degree burn, but be extra careful not to pop any blisters. For a third degree burn (charred skin), Do not apply anything to the bu…
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How much does a nurse earn a month ?
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The answer to this question depends on several things. First what nation is the medic from? Second is he in combat; and if so is where is he? Assuming he is American, deployed in a hostile environment somewhere overseas like Iraq or Afghanistan, he will likely carry a M-9 9mm pistol, or and M-16/4 r…
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Seminal volume: Human males produce approximately 0.4 ml of seminal plasma each day of abstinence. So its about 146 mL of actual sperm. So take a litter bottle and fill it 1/10 of the way full and that's close to the amount. This is a bit misleading. I can only speak for myself but I filled up a s…
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The spanish flu virus is believed to have started in Asia like most of the flu viruses, and then made its way to the US where it may have mutated on the way to become the pandemic Spanish flu of 1918. During this time of WW1, as soldiers were coming back to the US from war zones across the world and…
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they used antibiotics such as penicillin and painkillers. the only other way of treatment was blood transfusions.
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Yes, it does. But they have to do a separate test for it...
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Never use butter or margarine for a burn - aside from the salt content in some products, they retain heat and can actually make the burn worse. Also, the grease can allow bacteria to grow more readily, making it more susceptible to infection. You can use milk as a compress, particularly for acid b…
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Seek medical attention immediately. Get the patient out of the cold. Rewarm the core in advance of the shell. Monitor ABCs if applicable.
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Depending on the primary etiology for shock, signs/symptoms will vary. Usually, evidence of profound or severe shock, without medical interventions, consist of severe neurological deficits (obtunded, coma), however, this is more likely secondary to the effects of shock (uremia, acidosis, hypoxia). …
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verb - wound as in "I wound the thread around the spool." noun - wound as in "His wound needs dressing."
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Jehanne d'Arc (aka 'The Maid of Orleans') went out to war to save France from losing against England.
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The fore-and-aft carry. The two-man fore-and-aft carry is used to transport a conscious or unconscious casualty and is the preferred two-man carry for moving a casualty for a long distance. *Four-hand seat carry Only a conscious casualty can be transported with the four-hand seat carry because h…
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AF SABC - Position rigid object, apply padding, secure rigid object, and secure loose ends of material used to hold rigid object in place.
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You wear a blazer badge when you have received an award that allows you to wear the badge. Also, you wear a badge when you belong to an organization that requires you to wear one.
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