Telemedicine is a crucial capability that must be planned and practiced. The base of knowledge that a SOF medic’s knowledge encompasses includes many areas of medicine but generally lacks
Rick Hines has spent the last 20+ years in service to his country much of it deployed to combat zones and other unstable, austere environments and is dedicated to improving SOF Medicine. He made it a point to spend a fair amount of time with surgical teams when possible and has gained quite a bit of real world knowledge that we hope to pass on to a wider audience here. Continue reading “Podcast Episode 33: TIVA: Another Look at Pre-Hospital Analgesia and Sedation”
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
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. 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