Category Archives: Vidcasts

Podcast (video) Episode 34: Telemedicine to Reduce Medical Risk in Austere environments

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

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PFC Grand Rounds Talk at UC Davis Health

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.

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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.

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Podcast Episode 18: Traumatic Brain Injury

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“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

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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, 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.   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

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…

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PFC Video Lecture Series Ep 1: Documentation in PFC

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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