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US Army, BLOOD, ELECTROLYTES, AND INTRAVENOUS INFUSIONS, SUBCOURSE MD0564, EDITION 200, Survival Medical Manual U.S. Army

US Army, BLOOD, ELECTROLYTES, AND INTRAVENOUS INFUSIONS, SUBCOURSE MD0564, EDITION 200, Survival Medical Manual

U.S. Army

Published March 25th 2010
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US Army, BLOOD, ELECTROLYTES, AND INTRAVENOUS INFUSIONS, SUBCOURSE MD0564, EDITION 200, Survival Medical ManualINTRODUCTIONThis subcourse is concerned with knowledge that is vital in order to understand thewhys and hows for using theMoreUS Army, BLOOD, ELECTROLYTES, AND INTRAVENOUS INFUSIONS, SUBCOURSE MD0564, EDITION 200, Survival Medical ManualINTRODUCTIONThis subcourse is concerned with knowledge that is vital in order to understand thewhys and hows for using the intravenous route to administer the kinds of fluids that can save life and limb. You should possess the knowledge to correct and expand on the medical procedures used by the Combat Medical Specialist and also have the ability to interact with the physicians and physician assistants who will have the final responsibility for treating battle injuries and illnesses.Contained in the third chapter is the currently accepted method for starting and fordiscontinuing an intravenous infusion and a blood transfusion. Mastery of this section is not enough to begin giving infusions and transfusions. You must be trained under the supervision of a person who is qualified to instruct you in these processes, supervise your practice, and evaluate your skills and abilities very carefully.This subcourse consists of three lessons and an appendix. They are:Lesson 1, Human Blood.Lesson 2, Fluids and Electrolytes.Lesson 3, Intravenous Preparations and Methods for Administration.Appendix: Glossary of Terms.