(1) The professional services of the CSH are comprised of organic variation
modules as shown in Figure 5-5. This organization is broken down into small modules
containing an optimum mix of both personnel and equipment that can be added or taken
away as dictated by such specific situations as general war, cold war, peacetime
training, or missions requiring specialized treatment. The hospital's professional and
administrative capabilities may also be expanded by utilizing expansion and/or
augmentation modules provided by TOE 8-610,8-620,8-630, 8-640, and 8-670 (see
Figure 5-5. Combat support hospital.
(2) The capabilities of the CSH at Echelon 1 strength are to provide the
following health services in support of patients generated within the combat zone during
(a) Resuscitative surgery and medical treatment of critically injured or
ill patients who require highly specialized care to prepare them for further evacuation.
Surgical capabilities include general surgery, orthopedic surgery, and thoracic surgery.
(b) Surgical and medical services for general patients held for definitive