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Bringing Together the Educational Interests of Special Operations and Tactical Medicine


Fall, 2017, Vol 17, Edition 3

ISSN: 1553-9768

JSOM

Journal of Special Operations Medicine™

FEATURE ARTICLES

Exertional Heat Illness Resulting in Acute Liver Failure and Liver Transplantation

Benjamin Boni; Christopher Amann

Prehospital Cricothyrotomy Kits Used in Combat: A Case Series

Steven G. Schauer; Michael D. April; Cord W. Cunningham; Adrianna N. Long; Robert Carter

Use of Acetylsalicylic Acid in the Prehospital Setting for Suspected Acute Ischemic Stroke

John Mario Levri; Armando Ocon; Paul Schunk; Cord Cunningham

Unwrapping a First Aid Tourniquet From Its Plastic Wrapper With and Without Gloves Worn: A Preliminary Study

John F. Kragh Jr; James K. Aden; Connor D. Lambert; Virgil K. Moore; Michael A. Dubick

Combat Trousers as Effective Improvised Pelvic Binders: A Comparative Cadaveric Study

Andrew Loftus; Rhys Morris; Yasmin Friedmann; Ian Pallister; Paul Parker

Surgical Instrument Sets for Special Operations Expeditionary Surgical Teams

Diane F. Hale; Justin C. Sexton; Linda C. Benavides; Jerry M. Benavides; Jonathan B. Lundy

The Golden Hour Offset Surgical Treatment Team Operational Concept: Experience of the 102nd Forward Surgical Team in Operation Freedom’s Sentinel 2015–2016

Jerome M. Benavides; Linda C. Benavides; Diane F. Hale; Jonathan B. Lundy

Estimation of Dog-Bite Risk and Related Morbidity Among Personnel Working With Military Dogs

H. Schermann; N. Eiges; A. Sabag; E. Kazum; A. Albagli; M. Salai; A. Shlaifer

Prehospital Administration of Tranexamic Acid by Ground Forces in Afghanistan: The Prehospital Trauma Registry Experience

Steven G. Schauer; Michael D. April; Jason F. Naylor; Jonathan Wiese; Kathy L. Ryan; Andrew D. Fisher; Cord W. Cunningham; Noah Mitchell; Mark A. Antonacci

A Comparison of Ventilation Rates Between a Standard Bag-Valve-Mask and a New Design in a Prehospital Setting During Training Simulations

Joseph T. Costello; Paul B. Allen; et al.

Evaluation of XSTAT® and Combat Gauze® in a Swine Model of Lethal Junctional Hemorrhage in Coagulopathic Swine

Jennifer M. Cox; Jason M. Rall

A Descriptive Analysis of Occupational Fatalities Due to Felonious Assault Among US Law Enforcement Officers During Tactical Incidents, 1996–2014

Moriah S. Thompson; Tyler M. Hartman; Matthew D. Sztajnkrycer

Optimization of Simulation and Moulage in Military-Related Medical Training

Christopher Petersen; Stephen Rush; Isabelle Gallo; Bryan Dalere; Brian Staak; Litt Moore; Win Kerr; Matthew Chandler; Will Smith

Atropine Eye Drops: A Proposed Field Expedient Substitute in the Absence of Atropine Autoinjectors

Christopher J. Calvano; Robert W. Enzenauer

Chest Seal Placement for Penetrating Chest Wounds by Prehospital Ground Forces in Afghanistan

Steven G. Schauer; Michael D. April; Jason F. Naylor; Erica M. Simon; Andrew D. Fisher; Cord W. Cunningham; Daniel Morissette; et al.

No Ordinary Sleeper Cell: Managing the Varied Problems of Plasmodium vivax Malaria

Jason Jarvis

Humanitarian Struggle in Burma’s Conflict Zones

Moe Gyo

ONGOING SERIES

HUMAN PERFORMANCE OPTIMIZATION

A Shift From Resilience to Human Performance Optimization in Special Operations Training Advancements in Theory and Practice

Gloria H. Park; Lauren A. Messina; Patricia A. Deuster

INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Hepatitis E

Mark W. Burnett

INJURY PREVENTION

Tools to Assess and Reduce Injury Risk (Part 1)

Joseph Knapik

LAW ENFORCEMENT & TACTICAL MEDICINE

Carfentanil: A New and Often Unrecognized Threat

Charles E. Cowles Jr; Jason Mitchell; Joe E. Stepp; et al.

PREVENTIVE MEDICINE

An Outbreak Investigation Report and Lessons Learned by Multinational Coalition Forces: October 2016, Baghdad, Iraq

Stanley A. Gorzelnik; Laura N. Kephart; Wendy E. Miklos

PROLONGED FIELD CARE

Traumatic Brain Injury Management in Prolonged Field Care

David Van Wyck; Paul Loos; Nathan Friedline; Drew Stephens; Brian Smedick; Randall McCafferty; Stephen Rush; Sean Keenan; Doug Powell; Stacy Shackelford

Teleconsultation in Prolonged Field Care Position Paper

William Vasios; Jeremy C. Pamplin; Doug Powell; Paul Loos; Jamie Riesberg Sean Keenan

SOFsono ULTRASOUND SERIES

To Cut or Not to Cut: That Is an Ultrasound Question!

William H. Poston; Katarzyna (Kasia) Hampton

SPECIAL TALK: AN INTERVIEW

We Cannot Afford to Lose the Lessons We Have Learned: Reflections on a 20-Year SOF Medical Career

Interviewed by COL (Ret) Andre Pennardt

THE WORLD OF SPECIAL OPERATIONS MEDICINE

Remote Dental Surgery as a Medical Civilian Assistance Program (MEDCAP): Helping Iraqi, Kurdish, and US Forces Win Hearts and Minds in the Fight Against Daesh

Bryan Ferreira

BOOK REVIEW

Front Line Surgery: A Practical Approach

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

War Reminiscences by the Surgeon of Mosby’s Command

Review by Charles A. Neal, Major (Ret)

TCCC UPDATES

Tactical Combat Casualty Care Updates

Harold R. Montgomery; Frank K. Butler

DEDICATION

SGM Walter M. Hetzler

PHOTO GALLERY

DIRECTORY OF ADVERTISERS

UPCOMING EVENTS

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