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Bringing Together the Educational Interests of Special Operations and Tactical Medicine


Spring 2016, Vol 16, Edition 1

ISSN: 1553-9768

JSOM

Journal of Special Operations Medicine™

From the Publisher and Editor

In this Issue

From the SOMA President

Meet the Experts

Peer-Review Board

CASE REPORTS

Physical Therapy Treatment of Chronic Neck Pain

Richard M. Guthrie, PT, DPT, CSCS; Rita Chorba, DPT, MAT, ATC, CSCS

Compensatory Reserve for Early and Accurate Prediction of Hemodynamic Compromise: Case Studies for Clinical Utility in Acute Care and Physical Performance

Camille L. Stewart, MD; Corinne D. Nawn, BS; Jane Mulligan, PhD; Greg Grudic, PhD; Steven L. Moulton, MD; Victor A. Convertino, PhD

IN BRIEF

Short Report Comparing Generation 6 Versus Prototype Generation 7 Combat Application Tourniquet in a Manikin Hemorrhage Model

John F. Kragh Jr, MD; Virgil K. Moore III, BBA; James K. A

FEATURE ARTICLES

Management of External Hemorrhage in Tactical Combat Casualty Care: The Adjunctive Use of XStat™ Compressed Hemostatic Sponges

Kyle Sims; F. Bowling; Harold Montgomery; Paul Dituro; Bijan S. Kheirabadi, PhD; Frank Butler, MD

Preliminary Comparison of New and Established Tactical Tourniquets in a Manikin Hemorrhage Model

Ruby Gibson; Greggory J. Housler, MS; Stephen Rush, MD; James K. Aden 3rd, PhD; John F. Kragh Jr, MD; Michael A. Dubick, PhD

Testing of Junctional Tourniquets by Medics of the Israeli Defense Force in Control of Simulated Groin Hemorrhage

Jacob Chen, MD, MHA, MSc; Avi Benov, MD, MHA; Roy Nadler, MD; Geva Landau, MD; et al.

Evaluation and Testing of Junctional Tourniquets by Special Operation Forces Personnel: A Comparison of the Combat Ready Clamp and the Junctional Emergency Treatment Tool

Charalampos A. Theodoridis, MD; Kelly E. Kafka, MD; Alejandro M. Perez; Jeremy B. Curlee; et al.

Accuracy and Reliability of Triage at the Point of Injury During Operation Enduring Freedom

Timothy P. Plackett, DO; Jamison S. Nielsen, DO, MBA; Christina D. Hahn, MD; Jay M. Rames, RN, ACNP-BC

SOLCUS: Update on Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Special Operations Medicine

Katarzyna (Kasia) Hampton, MD; William N. Vasios III, APA-C, MPAS; Paul E. Loos, 18D, ATP

EDITORIALS

SOLCUS After-Action Report: From Good Idea to the Largest Ultrasound Training Program in the Department of Defense

William N. Vasios III, APA-C, MPAS

USASOC Division of Science & Technology: What it Means for Special Operations Medicine

Chris Calvano, MD, PhD; Scott Forman; Travis Osborn, 18D; William Gothard

Traumatic Brain Injury: Its Outcomes and High Altitude

Rovshan M. Ismailov, MD, PhD; Judith M. Lytle, PhD

Power to the People

Steven Schauer, DO; Cord Cunningham, MD; Robert DeLorenzo, MD

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

Needle Decompression

Nicholas M. Studer, MD, EMT-P; Gregory T. Horn, MD

The Hartford Consensus: Hemorrhage Control Beyond the Traditional Audiences: Instructions for Authors

Todd Fredricks, DO

ONGOING SERIES

CLINICAL CORNER

Red Rash

Joshua Banting; Tony Meriano, MD

HUMAN PERFORMANCE OPTIMIZATION

Sleep as a Strategy for Optimizing Performance

Angela M. Yarnell, PhD, MS; Patricia Deuster, PhD, MPH

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Zika Virus

Mark W. Burnett, MD

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

Akira A. Shishido, MD; Andrew Letizia, MD

INJURY PREVENTION

Injuries and Footwear (Part 2): Minimalist Running Shoes

Joseph J. Knapik, ScD; Robin Orr, PhD; Rodney Pope, PhD; Tyson Grier, MS

LAW ENFORCEMENT & TACTICAL MEDICINE

A Threat-Based, Statewide EMS Protocol to Address Lifesaving Interventions in Potentially Volatile Environments

Matthew J. Levy, DO; Kevin M. Straight, MS; et al.

OPERATIONAL MEDICINE IN THE AUSTERE ENVIRONMENT

Experience of a US Air Force Surgical and Critical Care Team Deployed in Support of Special Operations Command Africa

Brian Delmonaco, MD; Aaron Baker, MD; Jared Clay, MD; et al.

PICTURE THIS

All That Swells Is Not a Bruise: The Morel-Lavallée Lesion

Carol L Callahan, FNP-BC, MSN, RN; Justin Eisenman DO, MS

PROLONGED FIELD CARE

Prolonged Field Care Working Group Fluid Therapy Recommendations

Benjamin Baker, DO; Doug Powell, MD; Jamie Riesberg, MD; et al.

SPECIAL TALK: AN INTERVIEW

Rob Miller on Changing Trauma Care

Interviewed by John F. Kragh Jr, MD

THE WORLD OF SPECIAL OPERATIONS MEDICINE

Closing the Gap: Improving Trauma Care on the Ukrainian Battlefield

Stephen K. Stacey, DO; Peter H. Jones, PA-C

BOOK REVIEW

Faust’s Gold: Inside the East German Doping Machine

Review by COL (Ret) Warner “Rocky” D. Farr, MD, MPH

FROM THE SEMA

FROM THE NATO SOF SURGEON

TCCC UPDATES

Instruction Slides for Change 15-03: XSTAT 30

TACMED UPDATES

Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care: Spring Update

Geoff Shapiro, EMT-P; Reed Smith, MD; David W. Callaway, MD

Progress of Tactical Emergency Medical Support in Japan

Akira Fuse, MD, PhD; Richard B. Schwartz, MD; Daizoh Saitoh, MD, PhD; Sato Ogawa, MD, PhD; Mitsuo Ohnishi, MD, PhD; Tetsu Okumura, MD, PhD

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