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Bringing Together the Educational Interests of Special Operations and Tactical Medicine


Fall 2016, Vol 16, Edition 3

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

A Skeletal Traction Technique for Proximal Femur Fracture Management in an Austere Environment

David S. Lidwell; Colin A. Meghoo

Lower Extremity Compartment Syndrome From Prolonged Limb Compression and Immobilization During an Airborne Operation

Brian C. Smedick; David W. Van Wy

Pectoralis Major Injury During Basic Airborne Training

Sean McIntire; Lee Boujie; John Leasiolagi

Thrombotic Microangiopathy Syndrome in a Basic Underwater Demolition/SEAL Student

Daniel Croom; Heather Tracy

FEATURE ARTICLES

Evaluation of Models of Pneumatic Tourniquet in Simulated Out-of-Hospital Use

John F. Kragh Jr; James K. Aden; Michael A. Dubick

Fraction of Inspired Oxygen Delivered by ElisÉe™ 350 Turbine Transport Ventilator With a Portable Oxygen Concentrator in an Austere Environment

Erwan d’Aranda; Julien Bordes; Boris Bourgeois; Jared Clay; Pierre Esnault; Pierre-Julien Cungi; Philippe Goutorbe; Eric Kaiser; Eric Meaudre

Medical Provider Ballistic Protection at Active Shooter Events

Jason P. Stopyra; William P. Bozeman; David W. Callaway; James E. Winslow III; Henderson D. McGinnis; Justin Sempsrott; Lisa Evans-Taylor; Roy L. Alson

Evaluation of Two Junctional Tourniquets Used on the Battlefield: Combat Ready Clamp® versus SAM® Junctional Tourniquet

Jean-Guillaume Meusnier; Charles Dewar; Erti Mavrovi; Frédéric Caremil; Pierre-François Wey; Jean-Yves Martinez

Schistosomiasis: Travelers in Africa

Jeremy Strohmayer; Ian Matthews; Kurt Locke

EDITORIAL

TCCC Standardization: The Time Is Now

Carl W. Goforth; David Antico

ONGOING SERIES

CLINICAL CORNER

Walking the Plank

Joshua Banting; Tony Meriano, MD

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Mark W. Burnett, MD

INJURY PREVENTION

Exertional Rhabdomyolysis: Epidemiology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

Joseph J. Knapik; Francis G. O’Connor

LAW ENFORCEMENT AND TACTICAL MEDICINE

Force Protection Medical Support at National Special Security Events: Experience From the2016 Republican and Democratic National Conventions

Nelson Tang; Asa M. Margolis; Nathan Woltman; Matthew J. Levy

Urban Shield 2016

Donald Mattison

PROLONGED FIELD CARE

Introduction to the Prolonged Field Care Prehospital Clinical Practice Guideline Series

Sean Keenan

Management of Crush Syndrome Under Prolonged Field Care

Thomas Walters; Douglas Powell; Andrew Penny; Ian Stewart; Kevin Chung; Sean Keenan; Stacy Shackelford

SOFsono ULTRASOUND SERIES

Left Hand Injury With Focal Swelling and Tenderness

Mariusz K. Urbaniak; Katarzyna (Kasia) Hampton

SPECIAL TALK: AN INTERVIEW

“It Always Starts With the Heart.”
Ricardo “FLO” Flores on personal pushes in moving current care toward best care.

Interviewed by John F. Kragh Jr, MD

THERE I WAS

A Case of Prehospital Traumatic Arrest in a US Special Operations Soldier: Care From Point of Injury to Full Recovery

Myles R. McKenzie; Ernest W. Parrish; Ethan A. Miles; James C. Spradling; Lanny F. Littlejohn; Mark D. Quinlan; George A. Barbee; David R. King

BOOK REVIEW

Special Forces: A Unique National Asset Through, With, and By

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

TCCC UPDATES

Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care Meeting

TACMED UPDATES

Don’t Let the Word “Myopic” Blind You

David W. Callaway

PHOTO GALLERY

DIRECTORY OF ADVERTISERS

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