Clinical Practice Guidelines for Prehospital Prolonged Field Care

The following Clinical Practice guidelines(CPGs) were written for the SOF Medic and above operating in austere and/or resource constrained environments. All presume the provider has a mastery in TCCC as recommended by the Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care before attempting PFC. Prolonged field care is a

situation you find yourself in, planned or not. The following CPG’s were meant to give you every chance at providing the best possible care in the worst situations. All will first be published in the Journal of Special Operations Medicine first so make sure your subscription is up to date. Shortly thereafter they will be posted here as well as on our section of theJoint Trauma System website.

Ocular Injuries and Vision Threatening Conditions

Traumatic Brain Injury

Wound Management

Analgesia & Sedation CPG

Burn Care CPG

Crush Injury CPG

Coming soon:

  • Documentation – Spring 2018
  • Nursing Care – Spring 2018
  • CBRNE Considerations – Summer 2018
  • Thoracic Injury – Summer/Fall 2018
  • Austere Damage Control Resuscitation Summer/Fall 2018
  • Sepsis, Recognition and Treatment
  • Austere Airway


  • Prepare for Flight Committee on Enroute Casualty Care(CoERCC)?
  • Thoracic Injuries
  • Abdominal Injuries

View the Provider Clinical Practice Guidelines on the JTS Website