litter patient

litter patient

A patient requiring litter accommodations while in transit.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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The TIS is a modular, buildable system capable of transporting up to three litter patients or four ambulatory patients in each module.
howitzer, 26 combat troops, or 24 medical litter patients. In practical terms, any of these loads was more than it could carry very far.
HMMWVs serve as cargo/troop carriers, automatic weapons platforms, ambulances (four litter patients or eight ambulatory patients), M220 TOW missile carriers, M119 howitzer prime movers, M1097 Avenger Pedestal Mounted Stinger platforms, MRQ-12 direct air support vehicles, S250 shelter carriers, and other roles.
(1) Between World Wars I and II, in 1920, 4 airplanes were modified to carry 2 litter patients and an attendant, and were used along the Mexican border.
The interior arrangement of the cabin can readily accommodate cargo, passengers and litter patients. Priority cargo such as jet engines can be transported from shore to ship in a matter of hours.
* Members of the 452nd Combat Support Hospital practice removing "injured" litter patients from a UH-1V helicopter during the mass-casualty exercise during extended combat training at Fort McCoy.
It is capable of evacuating four litter patients or eight ambulatory patients at a time.
The Squadron was equipped with DC-3 Dakotas specially equipped to carry 16 litter patients complete with oxygen.
It was then flown to Greenville, TX where Raytheon Corporation, an Air Force contractor, installed specialized medical ship-sets to include a liquid oxygen system that supplied all litter patients with oxygen.
For medical evacuations, it can carry up to 74 litter patients.
After developing a method to quickly accomplish the mission, we developed a method to decontaminate litter patients. Litter patients require special treatment.