A mass casualty exercise is often extremely vivid and hyper realistic. These exercises seemingly take the realism a step further each iteration to provide the most realistic training possible for medical health care professionals ranging from emergency medical technicians and ambulance drivers to surgical doctors.

Mass casualty exercises in some cases will go as far as rushing a simulation patient from the battle field with an injury all the way to the operating room for a potentially lifesaving operation. These exercises provide invaluable information regarding what it would take to save a service member’s life and push the military medical teams to their limits in a controlled environment.

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