dressing station


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dressing station

n
(Military) military a first-aid post close to a combat area
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Noun1.dressing station - (military) a station located near a combat area for giving first aid to the woundeddressing station - (military) a station located near a combat area for giving first aid to the wounded
first-aid station - a station providing emergency care or treatment before regular medical aid can be obtained
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
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Captain Tushin, having given orders to his company, sent a soldier to find a dressing station or a doctor for the cadet, and sat down by a bonfire the soldiers had kindled on the road.
Technically, clean feet and dry socks improved the situation, but this only lasted until the man walked out of the dressing station and back into a water-lined trench.
He was taken first to the field dressing station then on to a casualty clearing station.
In particular, at least one group should visit Flanders, near Ypres; Vancouver Corner, where the first weapon of mass destruction was used with mustard gas against Canadian soldiers, killing 2,000 of them; Passchendaele and the Tyne Cot Cemetery to take in the immensity of our forefathers' sacrifices; Hill 60, where a large German command post was blown to smithereens by Commonwealth troops tunnelling underground from the front lines; as well as Essex Farm, a dressing station, where Colonel John McCrae wrote the famous lines: 'In Flanders Field the poppies blow, between the crosses row on row, that mark our place'.
He waited nearly three hours for stretcher bearers to take him to a dressing station nearby but he died soon after arrival.
Since the variety of the tools used (binding, grain size, profile) is large in the case of ultra-precision grinding, the machine tool should be equipped with a dressing station for rotating dressers integrated off the workpiece spindle.
Patients and Methods: All the medical help demanded either in the form of nursing assistants (NA) or medical officers (MO) or advanced dressing station (ADS) or forward treatment centre (FTC), by a competent authority of HQ Log 2 Corps, during complete one year of 2013 (January 2013 to December 2013).
Paired with a stool, the table multitasks as a makeup and dressing station that also provides open storage.
So I attended to him straightaway but the worst was then to come for as I was taking him to the dressing station which was two miles away we had to go across open country owing to the condition of the trenches.