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 Jaybon 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
Despite our best efforts, endless training, and reading, some of our patients will die. This has been a taboo subject that is difficult to broach in the best of times. We aim to start a conversation here with the hope that
Being able to calm and sedate patient in operational or prolonged field care situations may be a valuable skill. Here … Continue reading Podcast Episode 16: Sedation
Members of Prolonged Field Care Working Group wrote this article in an attempt to educate our operational leadership on the … Continue reading Special Warfare Magazine Articles: “Loss of the Golden Hour” & “18D: The Lifeline.”
Pre-deployment checklists, cheat sheets and other resources now updated! Everything I am posting below could help anyone who finds themselves in over their heads Continue reading “Deploying Soon? Click Here”
Tactical Trauma Casualty Care(TCCC) and Prolonged Field Care can be heavy on the medication administration, but during training we can’t really give our real role player patients or even our mannequins a bunch of narcotics and other controlled substances, so it’s often verbalized in training. Not training on the medication they carry downrange, far from providers, can lead to improper Continue reading “How to make labels to practice Medication administration:”