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  • Lighter, leaner, lifesaving: AF tests wearable medical tech

    Wearable medical technology is helping the Air Force bring advanced deployed medical capabilities further forward on the battlefield. Researchers from the 711th Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio, are advancing wearable medical technology to offer new types of care in deployed environments, and improving care downrange and during medical evacuations.
  • Research innovations improve en route care

    In combat situations, there is a critical window of time between when a U.S. warfighter sustains a trauma injury and when they receive proper medical attention. This window, known as the golden hour, is where the military’s en route care efforts come into play.     En route care focuses on the patient’s movement to a proper facility while keeping