How civilian and combat triage differ
By Dean Meenach
"Military training incorporated into a prehospital setting helps EMS providers make complex decisions when responding to tactical incidents.
The triage process implemented by civilian EMS professionals has a few similarities to the process used in the combat environment by tactical medics. Considering America's ongoing involvement in military operations overseas and events such as the Boston Marathon bombing, increased attention has been made toward bridging the gap between the approaches of military and civilian trauma care.