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essential care 'essential care' is an military term meaning '(DOD) Medical treatment provided to manage the casualty throughout the range of care. This includes all care and treatment to either return the patient to duty (within the theater evacuation policy), or begin initial treatment required for optimization of outcome, and/or stabilization to ensure the patient can tolerate evacuation. See also en route care; first responder phase; forward resuscitative surgery; patient; theater'.
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