Podcast 134: Blood Storage with Monti

How can we get cold stored O-Low Titer blood farther forward on deployments?
Monti is a former army medic who has multiple rotations in Afghanistan and Iraq. He is now part of Delta development, which created a battery-powered blood refrigerator that can store blood between 1 and 6 degrees Celsius, which is vital for prolonged field care. The device can keep blood for up to 10 days on battery power and has a temperature log for easy record-keeping. The goal is to push blood forward to the front lines and eventually back to role three to ensure that blood is available when needed.

Podcast 133: PFC Update Recorded live from SOMSA 2023

If you were not able to make it, or had to leave early and missed the last talk of SOMSA 2023 here is your chance to catch our own presentation of SOMSA 2023 before SOMA posts it and others in the coming months…

The title of this presentation is Prolonged Field Care Across the Spectrum of Irregular War. First a quick review of PFC vs PCC and then on to an opinion on simplifying the complexities of building capacity for IW med support.

Podcast 131: Dr. Ethan Miles on The Simple Thing That No One Does

COL (Ret) Ethan Miles MD joins Dennis to discuss the nuances of…

Podcast 129: Combat Medic Arctic Trauma Course

In this episode Dennis talks with Brett and Sean about the Combat Medic Arctic Course based in Alaska, the Siberia Drill and other lessons learned from working in extremely low temps. They also discuss the unique challenges and considerations involved in providing medical care in extreme cold weather conditions. They cover topics such as hypothermia, fr

Podcast 128: Traumatic Cardiac Arrest With Doug

In this podcast, the Dennis and Doug discuss the challenges of treating traumatic cardiac arrest in the field… and the importance of early intervention to improve outcomes. They also cover various topics such as identifying reversible causes, utilizing resuscitative thoracotomy, and managing hypovolemia. They…

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