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Battlefield O2

Medical oxygen is a critical part of trauma care, but traditional oxygen tanks are bulky, heavy and can be dangerously combustible on the battlefield. Air Force medical researchers are working to deploy a new oxygen concentrator that pulls in air from the surrounding environmental to create medical oxygen, solving many of the drawback of conventional oxygen tanks, and improving care at the point of injury.

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