Military health services support in conflict

Martin C.M. Bricknell*, Roderick J. Heatlie

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This chapter has summarized the principles and practice of military health service support in conflict. The chapter links to Chap. 11, Part B of Chap. 5, and Chap. 27. This chapter considered the context of health in the military environment, discussed the organization and resources required to provide military health services, and examined the planning and mounting of health service support to operations. The chapter concluded by describing the command and control arrangements for the conduct of military health services support operations. This chapter contains material previously published in the Journal of the Royal Army Medical Corps ( and is used with permission.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConflict and Catastrophe Medicine a Practical Guide
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherSpringer London
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9781848003514
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2009

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