Stories and experiences can sometimes bring relevancy to a situation you are in or to a point you are trying to make while instructing. These singular stories are called anecdotes and while powerful and personal do not represent similar patient outcomes even in similar situations. They are not science. They do not take into account the vast number of variables that were present in that particular situation. Often these stories can mislead and misinform medical practice by inexperienced medics and practitioners due to that powerful personal experience clouding that person’s own judgment.
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
Here is an issue that has come up more than once over the past year. It sparked good discussion with some great points that we will attempt to repopulate in the comment section: Continue reading “Foley in the Aidbag??? Open Mic Post”
The U.S. Institute Of Surgical Research Joint Trauma Service and PFC Working Group need your help: The JTS is working … Continue reading CALL FOR CASES!
Who should medics call for help while managing a critical patient for prolonged periods of time? Different aspects of this have been discussed via different forums such as the SOMSA lunchtime working sessions and email chain. We are posting it here in order to reach a wider knowledge base including those who it affects directly such as the medics on the ground.
What research would help Medics on the ground provide better care to sick patients in an austere, environment today? Has anyone ever … Continue reading Recommended Research?
What measurement or technology, knowing BP measures aren’t always best, and mental status and peripheral pulses aren’t reliable, would be … Continue reading Measure of Resuscitation