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
A U.S. service member sustains pelvic trauma secondary to a vehicle rollover in the middle of nowhere. The patient complains of severe pain and you initially opt to control his pain with
The following is a letter from Sean sent out on our big email list. If you’re not on the list don’t worry because it is posted here in it’s entirety. The letter highlights what we have done over the last year and, more importantly, what we have planned for the year to come, specifically a whole day of Prolonged Field Care specific training
Ultrasound: The most powerful diagnostic tool available to SOF Medics […]. It should be a top procedural skill goal for all SOF providers to become subject matter experts in point-of-care ultrasonography.
I’ve been thinking about this post for a while… searching for the right format. And then it finally hit me! Why on earth would I re-invent the wheel, if I can channel this message through the paths you are quite familiar with!? Especially after Doug Powell gifted me such a brilliant introduction in a previous post!
ICU Doc, Doug Powell, was on staff for the recent Prolonged Field Care train-the-trainer exercise in June, and he observed Medics running through multiple scenarios, each 24 hours in length.
If you were one of the lucky guys packed into a small classroom yesterday, then I don’t have to tell you how great that talk was. Mike and his guys have been tackling the issues associated with prolonged field care for a few years now and had quite a bit to tell us including his butcher block presentation on
Protocols and algorithms likely drive the majority of decisions a medic will ever make. Past that you may have unit or service SOPs. If you find yourself in a situation, such as a prolonged field care situation, that outlasts all of those you should know Continue reading “Medics, Where’s the Data? Improve Your Knowledge with Journals, Articles and Studies”