e. Block 8. If an intravenous (IV) infusion has been initiated, write the type of IV
fluid in the in the "IV/IV" box and the date (YY/MM/DD) and time (military) that the
INTRAVENOUS solution was begun in the "TIME/HEURE" box. An illustration of block
8 of the Field Medical Card is shown in figure 7-10.
f. Block 10. Check box in front of the appropriate disposition classification.
Enter the date (YY/MM/DD) and time (military) of the disposition in the "TIME/HEURE"
box. If the casualty has been treated and returned to duty (cannot be evacuated due to
the tactical situation, for example), check the box to the left of "RETURN TO DUTY."
An illustration of block 10 of the Field Medical Card is shown in figure 7-11.
RETURNED TO DUTY / RETOUR A L'UNITE
10. DISPOSITION /
TIME / HEURE
EVACUATED / EVACUE
DECEASED / DECEDE
Figure 7-11. Block 10 of the FMC.
REVERSE SIDE OF THE FIELD MEDICAL CARD
The reverse side of the Field Medical care is normally filled out by medical
personnel or other personnel once the casualty reaches a medical treatment facility,
such as a battalion aid station (BAS).
a. Block 12. An illustration of block 12 of the Field Medical Card is shown in
(1) The date (YY/MM/DD) and time (military) of arrival at the medical
treatment facility are entered in the appropriate boxes.
(2) The casualty's vital signs (blood pressure, pulse rate, and respiration
rate), along with the times they were taken, are entered in the appropriate boxes.
12. REASSESSMENT / REASSESSMENT
TIME OF ARRIVAL / HEURE D'ARRIVE
TIME / HEURE
BP / PS
PULSE / POULS
RESP / RESP
Figure 7-12. Block 12 of the FMC.