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
Here is a great video on PFC and the cases we helped collect from Air Force MAJ Eric DeSoucy, DO doing a Grand Rounds talk for the Department of Surgery at UC Davis.
Here is the study he referenced in the video which he also happened to head up for our working group and the Joint Trauma System.
If you sit on a patient long enough, infection has a greater chance of taking hold and progressing to sepsis, or you may receive a patient who has already been sick for days. Doc Jabon Ellis walks us through the full spectrum from infection and SIRS to sepsis, shock and death.
“We were assigned to train the Colombian military in Reconnaissance operations. It was the rainy season, so travel was limited to trucks, ATVs, and good ol’ fashioned walking. We were about two days into our training mission/jungle slog, when we happened upon a vehicle at the base of the mountain that had been pushed off the road by a
Effectively taking away pain can be one of the most important things you can do as a medic. It will enable you to Continue reading Podcast Episode 13: Ketamine and Pharmacology SOMSA 2016 Pre Conference Lab Talk
Crush injuries are difficult to manage in the best of circumstances. In an austere environment by a practitioner with little to no experience they can be overwhelming. In deciding which problem to address in depth first, Continue reading Podcast Episode 12: Crush Syndrome From a Prolonged Field Care Perspective
The following video podcast was recorded live at the JSOMTC during the July 21 2016 weekly Joint Trauma System Teleconference. Dr. Doug Powell talks about providing critical care in austere environments. Continue reading Podcast Episode 11: Beyond the Golden Hour: Austere Critical Care in Future Operating Environments
A small team surrounded in a compound, active firefight, helicopter attempting MEDEVAC inside the walls but blades strike the building, TCCC, Prolonged Field Care, blood transfusions, 6 attempts at converting a tourniquet over 17 hours…
I hate hearing about other guys who have had to reinvent the wheel when there is so much to draw from already. I was initially going to record this as a podcast but quickly realized that there was far too much lost without showing the specific charts and checklists to which I was referring. If there is anything I left out as far as downloads, let me know and Continue reading PFC Video Lecture Series Ep 1: Documentation in PFC