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Bringing Together the Educational Interests of Special Operations and Tactical Medicine

Fall 2015, Vol 15, Edition 3

ISSN: 1553-9768


Journal of Special Operations Medicine™

Case Reports

Frostbite: A Novel Presentation of Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency? (1 - 3)

Bowles JM, Joas C, Head S

Evaluation for Testosterone Deficiency (4 - 9)

Grumbo R, Haight D

Feature Articles

Emergency Cricothyroidotomy in Tactical Combat Casualty Care (11 - 19)

Mabry RL, Frankfurt A, Kharod C, Butler FK

Junctional Tourniquet Training Experience (20 - 30)

Kragh JF, Geracci JJ, Parsons DL, Robinson JB, Biever KA, Rein EB, Glassberg E, Strandenes G, Chen J, Benov A, Marcozzi D, Shackelford S, Cox KM, Mann-Salinas EA

The Operational Canine and K9 Tactical Emergency Casualty Care Initiative (32 - 38)

Palmer LE, Maricle R, Brenner J

Conceptualized Use of Self-Expanding Foam to Rescue Special Operators From Abdominal Exsanguination: Percutaneous Damage Control for the Forward Deployed (39 - 45)

Rago AP, Sharma U, Sims K, King DR

The Ranger First Responder Program and Tactical Emergency Casualty Care Implementation: A Whole-Community Approach to Reducing Mortality From Active Violent Incidents (46 - 53)

Fisher AD, Callaway DW, Robertson JN, Hardwick SA, Bobko JP, Kotwal RS

Kitona 2013: A Medical Readiness Training Exercise in the Democratic Republic of the Congo Leading to Lion Rouge (54 - 59)

Hesse E, Okito EA, Mann K, McCullough M, Lesho E

What Is the Optimal Device Length and Insertion Site for Needle Thoracostomy in UK Military Casualties? A Computed Tomography Study (60 - 65)

Blenkinsop G, Mossadegh S, Ballard M, Parker PJ

Associations Among Back and Extremity Pain With Alcohol, Tobacco, and Caffeine Use Among US Air Force Pararescuemen (66 - 71)

Bryan CJ, Wolfe AL, Morrow CE, Stephenson JA, Haskell J, Bryan AO

Resuscitation During Critical Care Transportation in Afghanistan (72 - 75)

Tobin JM, Nordmann GR, Kuncir EJ

Prolonged Field Care

Prolonged Field Care Working Group Position Paper: Prolonged Field Care Capabilities (76 - 77)

Ball JA, Keenan S

Prolonged Field Care Working Group Position Paper: Operational Context for Prolonged Field Care (78 - 80)

Mohr CJ, Keenan S

Tourniquet Conversion: A Recommended Approach in the Prolonged Field Care Setting (81 - 85)

Drew B, Bird D, Matteucci M, Keenan S

Care of the Burn Casualty in the Prolonged Field Care Environment (86 - 93)

Studer NM, Driscoll IR, Daly IM, Graybill JC

Ongoing Series

Clinical Corner

Journal Club: Ketamine in the Emergency Department (94 - 97)

Banting J, Beriano T

Human Performance Optimization

Androgens and Androgen Derivatives: Science, Myths, and Theories. Explored From a Special Operations Perspective (98 - 104)

Givens ML, Deuster PA

Infectious Diseases

Rabies: 2015 Update (105 - 107)

Burnett MW

Injury Prevention

Extreme Conditioning Programs: Potential Benefits and Potential Risks (108 - 113)

Knapik JJ

Operational Medicine in the Austere Environment

This Is Africa (114 - 119)

Verlo AR, Bailey HH, Cook MR

Book Review

Knife Edge: Life as a Special Forces Surgeon (120)

Farr WD

Special Talk: An Interview

"I always wanted to be part of something bigger than myself. Even more so if I could make a small contribution to the bigger effort." (124 - 125)

Kragh JF

Stop the Bleeding Coalition

Public Access Hemorrhage Control and the Stop the Bleeding Coalition (126 - 128)

Levy MJ

TCCC Updates

TCCC Updates: Tactical Combat Casualty Care Guidelines for Medical Personnel: 3 June 2015 (129 - 147)

Anonymous A

TacMed Updates

TacMed Updates: The Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care: Fall Update (148 - 152)

Callaway DW, Smith R, Shapiro G, McKay SD, Kamin R