You have probably treated someone with an infection and likely even with someone with SIRS criteria at some point in your career. At what point does a simple infection become concerning to the point that you should call for a teleconsult?
When does it become emergent or life threatening, demanding intervention and treatment?
While at the 2017 Remote Damage Control Resuscitation(RDCR) conference put on by the Tactical Hemostasis, Oxygenation and Resuscitation(THOR) network in Norway, Sean took the time to corner Dr. Shackleford to get her thoughts on the Joint Trauma System Clinical Practice Guidelines. Be sure to check out the new JTS Facebook, LinkedIn Pages, Instagram and Twitter feeds and YouTube Channel for more updates. Continue reading Podcast 23: Clinical Practice Guidelines for the SOF Medic
Are you familiar with the concept of oxygen debt or oxygen deficit? What constitutes a “dose” of shock? What systolic BP constitutes hypotension on the battlefield? Where did the concept of permissive hypotension come from? Is it still valid? How long can fresh whole blood last?
Blood Transfusions were a huge topic at this year’s meeting in Charlotte with no less than 3 major speakers giving multiple talks on the subject. This talk was recorded during the Prolonged Field Care Pre-Conference Lab during the Special Operations Medicine and Scientific Assembly (SOMSA). Dr. Geir Strandenes
If you missed SOMSA this year here are the Academic Posters from the 2017 Special Operations Medicine and Scientific Assembly Continue reading SOMSA ’17 Poster Presentations
If you listened to the weekly Thursday morning (0800 EST) Joint Trauma Service CME presentation by LTC Jeremy Pamplin on 8 June 2017, the subject was this Analgesia and Sedation Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) for Medics and Providers in austere environments. Welcome. The United States Army Institute of Research(USAISR) and the Joint Trauma System joined up with us and