When do you give a burn patient antibiotics? Which ones?
How do you calculate TBSA and the rule of 10s?
What do you use to guide fluid resuscitation? What fluid?
When is an escharotomy in the field appropriate?
Burns present another wound pattern that can be extremely difficult and time consuming for any level of provider to manage. So much so that there are dedicated burn teams that will often fly to where burn patients are being held in order to get them back to the burn center in San Antonio with the best chance of survival. We have taken the expert guidance of these critical care providers and packaged everything they Continue reading “Podcast 32: Doug Explains the JTS Burn Care Clinical Practice Guideline For Medics”
Traumatic Brain Injuries coupled with other injuries can be one of the most difficult wound patterns to manage in the field. Learn to manage TBI on its own and when other complications arrive you will be in better condition to handle an even more difficult situation. Continue reading New CPG! Traumatic Brain Injury Management in PFC
In this live recording guest lecturer COL Missy Givens, shares the CBRNe knowledge she has learned working (among many other … Continue reading Podcast Episode 31: CBRN for Dummies By COL Missy Givens
Hardcover version available free to anyone with a .mil email address! “For more information on the JSOU Press or JSOU … Continue reading Free JSOU Book: “The Death of the Golden hour and the Return of the Guerilla Hospital” COL (RET) Warner D. “Rocky” Farr M.D.
Here is a great video on PFC and the cases we helped collect from Airforce MAJ Eric DeSoucy, DO doing a Grand Rounds talk for the Department of Surgery at UC Davis.
Dr. Joe DuBose is an Air Force Trauma Surgeon who recognized early in his career that hemorrhage was the number one killer of potentially survivable patients. This led him to a fellowship in vascular surgery and, as Dennis put it made him a guru in the emerging technology that allows a catheter to be placed in the femoral artery and snaked up past a bleed in the pelvis, abdomen and even chest where a balloon is then inflated cutting off all blood flow Continue reading “Podcast Episode 30: REBOA use for PFC?! with Joe DuBose”
Dr. Cap has been leading the way here in the US with the Armed Services Blood Program on fresh whole … Continue reading Podcast Episode 29: Dr. Cap on Fresh Whole Blood and Resuscitation for PFC