life support

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equipment that makes life possible in otherwise deadly environmental conditions

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medical equipment that assists or replaces important bodily functions and so enables a patient to live who otherwise might not survive

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3,4) Mitigation strategies fielded to medics and corpsman are based upon the concepts of Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) and vary in some respects from those advocated by the civilian prehospital trauma life support.