A Re-Introduction to Prolonged Field Care After 5 Years of Work
PFC is doing the best you can to treat a sicker patient than you are prepared to handle for longer than you should be. It’s not a skillset, part of a plan or planned event, it is a bad situation that in which you find yourself due to extenuating circumstances.
Continue reading Podcast Episode 43: 5 years of Prolonged Field Care
In this episode Dennis talks to PFC Wound Care CPG author Justin along with Surgery Instructors Jon and Rick about their experiences with austere wound care.
Continue reading Podcast Episode 42: Wound Care Basics and Beyond
The essence of prolonged field care is now infused into many aspects of the austere and military medical lexicon. The response by the medical community to come together to help solve problems faced by medics and the warfighters they accompany has been nothing short of amazing.
Continue reading Prolonged Field Care at MHSRS 2018
Colonel Warner “Rocky” Farr has made an important contribution to the body of SOF knowledge with this well-researched monograph. He advances the understanding of the many challenges and accomplishments related to guerrilla warfare medicine Continue reading Episode 41: The Death of the Golden Hour: SOMSA 2018 Talk, by COL (Ret.) Rocky Farr, MD
Whether working on a casualty with a small team of medics or as a single medic with the help of other non-medic team members as helpers, someone has to be in charge of the situation in order to maintain a global view of priorities. Continue reading Podcast Episode 40: Medic Team Dynamics with Dennis and Doug
Upgrading your airway kit with a portable end tidal CO2 monitor can help in a couple situations. While it has its limitations, it is essential for
Continue reading Episode 39: End Tidal CO2 Application and Limitations in Prolonged Field Care
After extensive cooperation and collaboration with operational medics and Docs at home and abroad, we continue to see that there is a clear desire to improve patient care by incorporating or improving Continue reading Get Started Here
Powdered High Strength Calcium Hypochlorite (Ca(ClO)₂) is essential for a medic to keep in the team house or aid station in an austere environment. It can easily be bought, transported and reconstituted for many purposes…
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The Trauma Hemostasis and Oxygenation Research (THOR) Network including the 75th Ranger Regiment, NORNAVSOF, and others have led the way in re-implementing type-O, low titer fresh whole blood far forward with the Ranger type-O Low titer(ROLO) program. Continue reading Podcast Episode 36: ROLO to SOLO: The Logistics of Fresh Whole Blood Transfusion