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Far-forward life support system prototype
Author(s): Douglas S. Wenstrand; Dexter G. Smith; Protagoras N. Cutchis
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Paper Abstract

The Far Forward Life Support System (FFLSS) is intended for US Army use in far forward, battlefield situations. The primary patient population is young, otherwise healthy, adult males. The FFLSS must provide stabilizing medical care in the far forward environment. The device must be easily operated, highly mobile, compact and rugged, and provide automated, definitive support for a minimum of one hour. This project design, fabricated and tested a prototype FFLSS.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 August 2001
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 4368, Visualization of Temporal and Spatial Data for Civilian and Defense Applications, (23 August 2001); doi: 10.1117/12.438120
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Douglas S. Wenstrand, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
Dexter G. Smith, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
Protagoras N. Cutchis, Biostar, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4368:
Visualization of Temporal and Spatial Data for Civilian and Defense Applications
Glenn O. Allgood; Nickolas L. Faust; Glenn O. Allgood, Editor(s)

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