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Dealing with multiple heavy casualties may be the biggest challenge a CLS will have to cope with
The priorities are always as follows: rapidly triaging, stabilising and treating the wounded until a Squad Medic or Platoon Medic arrives. If this proves impossible, a CLS carries out the whole treatment.
- Establish a safe aid position
- Assign idle team members to search for and transport any incapacitated players.
- Tourniquet any limb with multiple wounds on every patient. Instruct them which patients they should start with if possible.
- Bandage any non-tourniqueted wounds on a given patient until no patient has bleeding wounds.
- Perform CPR on patients with no pulse and inform you when the patient’s pulse is back.
- Attend to tourniqueted limbs and remove tourniquets once the limb is treated.
- Triage the wounded.
- In compliance with triage rules, employ first four steps of the 7-step process and move to another patient.
Employ steps 5 to 7 of the 7-step process for the remaining casualties.
Always monitor the situation and follow triage rules. If non-medical personnel runs out of tourniquets or bandages – hand them some if you have them in excess. If non-medical personnel brought a patient back to life and you are currently working on a stable patient – attend the freshly brought to life patient and apply IVs if necessary.
UNITAF Standard Operating Proceedure (SOP) is adapted from two primary source materials - in addition to our own experience and past learnings:
US Army Techniques Publication, Infantry Platoon and Squad (ATP 3-21.8) ->view online
Dyslexi's Tactics, Techniques, & Procedures for Arma 3 (TTP3) -> view online