Accession Number : AD0713805

Title :   CRITICAL COMBAT PERFORMANCES, KNOWLEDGES, AND SKILLS REQUIRED OF THE INFANTRY RIFLE SQUAD LEADER. SELF-AID, FIRST AID AND EVACUATION.

Descriptive Note : Research By-Product,

Corporate Author : GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIV ALEXANDRIA VA HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH OFFICE

Personal Author(s) : Felton,Elizabeth Y. ; Jacobs,T. O. ; Perkinson,Kenneth

Report Date : JAN 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 50

Abstract : The performances, knowledges, and skills required of the Infantry rifle squad leader to treat himself or his men and to supervise treatment and evacuation are covered in this paper. Skills and knowledges include the lifesaver steps; treating wounds requiring special first aid measures; such as chest, head, belly and jaw wounds and fractures; administration of morphine; treatment for common emergencies, such as snake bites, foreign objects in eye, ears, nose, and throat, blisters, unconsciousness, drowning, electric shock, minor cuts and burns; treatment for severe burns; administration of artificial respiration; administration of closed chest cardiac massage; and evacuation of wounded. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*MEDICAL SUPPLIES, ARMY TRAINING), (*COMBAT SURVEILLANCE, ARMY TRAINING), (*INFANTRY, LEADERSHIP), BATTLES, WOUNDS AND INJURIES, EVACUATION, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), WARFARE, INSTRUCTION MANUALS

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Medicine and Medical Research
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE