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Bringing Together the Educational Interests of Special Operations and Tactical Medicine


Winter 2016, Vol 16, Edition 4

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

Secondary Hypertension, Erythrocytosis, and Unilateral Renal Cystic Disease in a Submariner: A Case Report

Angela S. Forbes; Fred E. Yeo

FEATURE ARTICLES

Learning Curves of Emergency Tourniquet Use: Exploring for Utility in Training

John F. Kragh Jr; Robert L. Mabry; Donald L. Parsons; et al.

Significant Pressure Loss Occurs Under Tourniquets Within Minutes of Application

Mary R.P. Rometti; Piper L. Wall; Charisse M. Buising; et al.

Postural Stability of Special Warfare Combatant-Craft Crewmen With Tactical Gear

Paul M. Morgan; Valerie J. Williams; Timothy C. Sell

Trigger-Point Dry Needling for the SOF Medic

Thomas Cavett; Justin Solarczyk

Continuous One-Arm Kettlebell Swing Training on Physiological Parameters in US Air Force Personnel:A Pilot Study

Molly Wade; Reginald O'Hara; Lydia Caldwell; et al.

Mitigating Exertional Heat Illness in Military Personnel: The Science Behind a Rice-Based Electrolyte and Rehydration Drink

Brenda Moore; Reginald B. O'Hara

Red-Green Versus Blue Tactical Light: A Direct, Objective Comparison

Michelle Pedler; Frank Ruiz; Micaela Lamari; et al.

EDITORIAL

Pretrauma Interventions in Force Health Protection: Introducing the "Left of Bang" Paradigm

Neil M. Eisenstein; David N. Naumann; et al.

ONGOING SERIES

HUMAN PERFORMANCE OPTIMIZATION

Caffeine and Performance

Angela M. Yarnell; Patricia Deuster

INFECTIOUS DISEASES

Tularemia

Mark W. Burnett, MD

INJURY PREVENTION

Load Carriage-Related Paresthesias Part 1: Rucksack Palsy and Digitalgia Paresthetica

Joseph J. Knapik; Katy Reynolds; Robin Orr; Rodney Pope

PICTURE THIS

Garlic Burn to the Face

Michael D. Oberle; Taylor Wachs; Paul Brisson

PREVENTIVE MEDICINE

The Hidden Complexity of Biological "Dirty Bombs": Implications for Special Operations Medical Personnel

Michael A. Washington; Jauchia Blythe

PROLONGED FIELD CARE

Prolonged Field Care for the Winter 2016 Edition

Sean Keenan

Management of Burn Wounds Under Prolonged Field Care

Leopoldo C. Cancio; Doug Powell; et al.

Prolonged Field Care of a Casualty With Penetrating Chest Trauma: Case Report

Graham Barnhart, William Cullinan, Jason Pickett

Telemedicine to Reduce Medical Risk in Austere Medical Environments: The Virtual Critical Care Consultation (VC3) Service

Doug Powell; Robert D. McLeroy; Jamie Riesberg; et al.

Case of a 5-Year-Old Foreign National Who Sustained Penetrating Abdominal Trauma

Robert D. McLeroy; Jabon L. Ellis; et al.

Embedded Fragment Removal and Wound Debridement in a Non-US Partner Force Soldier

Robert D. McLeroy; Sloan Spelman; Eric Jacobson; et al.

SOFsono ULTRASOUND SERIES

Ultrasound-Guided Triage

Christopher Dare; Katarzyna (Kasia) Hampton

SPECIAL TALK: AN INTERVIEW

From the Trails of Afghanistan to the Streets of America: COL (Ret) Andy Pennardt on Frontline Medical Care

Interviewed by COL Dan Godbee

THE WORLD OF SPECIAL OPERATIONS MEDICINE

Portuguese 2nd Parachute Battalion

Bryan Ferreira

BOOK REVIEWS

Blood and Belonging: Journeys Into the New Nationalism

Review by COL (Ret) Warner "Rocky" D. Farr

One Up: A Woman in Action With the S.A.S.

Review by COL (Ret) Warner "Rocky" D. Farr

TCCC UPDATES

Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care

Frank Butler; Stephen Giebner

TACMED UPDATES

National TEMS Initiative and Council NTIC Competency Domains/The TACMED Challenge!

COL (Ret) Andy Pennardt

PHOTO GALLERY

DIRECTORY OF ADVERTISERS

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