Sea bases and the joint forces operating from them must be ready for numerous and severe casualties—and yet they will neither possess nor be close to sophisticated medical resources. Without timely delivery of care, the result is increased mortality and morbidity of combat casualties. How will the sick and combat wounded receive proper treatment?
Smith, Arthur M.
"The “Triangle of Death”—Medical Sustainability in Expeditionary Sea-Based Operations,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 61
, Article 11.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol61/iss2/11