Traumatic Brain Injuries coupled with other injuries can be one of the most difficult wound patterns to manage in the field. Learn to manage TBI on its own and when other complications arrive you will be in better condition to handle an even more difficult situation. Continue reading New CPG! Traumatic Brain Injury Management in PFC
Hardcover version available free to anyone with a .mil email address! “For more information on the JSOU Press or JSOU … Continue reading Free JSOU Book: “The Death of the Golden hour and the Return of the Guerilla Hospital” COL (RET) Warner D. “Rocky” Farr M.D.
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.
Stories and experiences can sometimes bring relevancy to a situation you are in or to a point you are trying to make while instructing. These singular stories are called anecdotes and while powerful and personal do not represent similar patient outcomes even in similar situations. They are not science. They do not take into account the vast number of variables that were present in that particular situation. Often these stories can mislead and misinform medical practice by inexperienced medics and practitioners due to that powerful personal experience clouding that person’s own judgment.
This Clinical Practice Guideline was written by a fellow 18D with input from around the surgical community. It reconciles the differences between wound care done in a role 2 or 3 facility, such as serial debridements, with what is taught in the 18D Special Forces Medical Sergeant Course with regards to delayed primary closure. One way is not “right” while the other wrong, it has more to do with Continue reading “Podcast Episode 26: ICRC Style Wound Care and the NEW Acute Wound Care Management Clinical Practice Guideline”
TheJoint Trauma System joined up with us and several of our working group members to bring you this, our third CPG, for PFC.As with every PFC CPG, this is the time that goes beyond TCCC. With this specific CPG you are expected to provide appropriate analgesia and/or sedation Continue reading “Analgesia and Sedation ISR/PFC Clinical Practice Guideline”
This was my third time attending SOMSA and each time I seem to be more and more busy with my involvement in the working group, networking and just catching up with buddies I haven’t seen in a while. In the past I would try and naively