Telemedical consult is one of the most important core capabilities in a prolonged field care situation.
PFC Grand Rounds Talk at UC Davis Health
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.
Podcast Episode 25: Lethal Triad Trauma Class Video
Podcast Episode 19: Sepsis
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. Despite firm CoTCCC and … Continue reading Podcast Episode 19: Sepsis
Podcast Episode 18: Traumatic Brain Injury
"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 … Continue reading Podcast Episode 18: Traumatic Brain Injury
Podcast Episode 13: Ketamine and Pharmacology SOMSA 2016 Pre Conference Lab Talk
Effectively taking away pain can be one of the most important things you can do as a medic. It will enable you to complete a life saving procedure or calm your patient enough to finish the mission. While the Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care has a great recommendation for triple option analgesia, there are … Continue reading Podcast Episode 13: Ketamine and Pharmacology SOMSA 2016 Pre Conference Lab Talk
Podcast Episode 12: Crush Syndrome From a Prolonged Field Care Perspective
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, crush syndrome seemed to be a great choice. The Clinical Practice Guideline is well on it's way to being … Continue reading Podcast Episode 12: Crush Syndrome From a Prolonged Field Care Perspective
Podcast Episode 11: Beyond the Golden Hour: Austere Critical Care in Future Operating Environments
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. He has been answering tough questions that medics have been asking the Prolonged Field Care Working Group for over 2 years as he simultaneously … Continue reading Podcast Episode 11: Beyond the Golden Hour: Austere Critical Care in Future Operating Environments
Video AAR of the Jan 2016 Marjah Firefight and PFC MEDEVAC
Army Interview with SSG Matthew Decker, an Army reservist flight medic (68W F3), from Kentucky (214 Aviation Regiment/11th AviationCommand), deployed to Kandahar/Helmand Province, Afghanistan late 2015-early 2016. SSG Decker tells how he managed casualty care in a combat zone for 17 hours after his MEDEVAC aircraft was disabled.
PFC Video Lecture Series Ep 1: Documentation in PFC
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 … Continue reading PFC Video Lecture Series Ep 1: Documentation in PFC