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Bringing Together the Educational Interests of Special Operations and Tactical Medicine


Winter, 2017, Vol 17, Edition 4

ISSN: 1553-9768

JSOM

Journal of Special Operations Medicine™

IN BRIEF

Female Genital Mutilation as a Concern for Special Operations and Tactical Emergency Medical Support Medics

Arthur C. Wittich

FEATURE ARTICLES

Extraglottic Airways in Tactical Combat Casualty Care: TCCC Guidelines Change 17-01, 28 August 2017

Edward J. Otten; Harold Montgomery; Frank K. Butler

Assessment of User, Glove, and Device Effects on Performance of Tourniquet Use in Simulated First Aid

John F. Kragh Jr; James K. Aden 3rd; Connor D. Lambert; Virgil K. Moore III; Michael A. Dubick

Effects of Distance Between Paired Tourniquets

Piper Wall; Charisse Buising; David Nelms; Lisa Grulke; Catherine Hackett Renner; Sheryl Sahr

Use of Physical Therapists to Identify and Treat Musculoskeletal Injuries at "The Tip of the Trident"

Jesse Shaw; Laura Brown; Brittany Jansen

Staff Attitudes Regarding the Impact of a Therapy Dog Program on Military Behavioral Health Patients

Sara M. Brisson; Anthony H. Dekker

The SOF Truths for Army Special Operations Forces Surgical Teams

Jay B. Baker; Robert E. Modlin; Ricardo C. Ong; Kyle N. Remick

Humanitarian Surgical Missions: Guidelines for Successful Anesthesia Support

Brian M. Fitzgerald; Christopher J. Nagy; Eric F. Goosman; Matthew C. Gummerson; John E. Wilson Jr

Advise and Assist: A Basic Medical Skills Course for Partner Forces

Michael D. April; Thales Lopes; Steven G. Schauer; et al.

Experience With Prehospital Damage Control Capability in Modern Conflict: Results From Surgical Resuscitation Team Use

Joseph J. DuBose; Daniel Martens; Colin Frament; Imad Haque; Simon Telian; Peter Benson

Diagnostic Accuracy of Emergency Bedside Ultrasonography to Detect Cutaneous Wooden Foreign Bodies: Does Size Matter?

M. Emily Fleming; Jason Heiner; Shane Summers; Michael D. April; Eric Chin

Expeditionary Resuscitation Surgical Team: The US Army’s Initiative to Provide Damage Control Resuscitation and Surgery to Forces in Austere Settings

Matthew R. D'Angelo; John Losch; Bret Smith; Mark Geslak; Shon Compton; Kenneth Wofford; Jason M. Seery; Michael Morrison; Ian Wedmore; James Pairmore; Kirby R. Gross; Peter Cuenca; et al.

Efficacy of the Mnemonic Device "MARCH PAWS" as a Checklist for Pararescuemen During Tactical Field Care and Tactical Evacuation

John Kosequat; Stephen C. Rush, MD; Ian Simonsen; et al.

ONGOING SERIES

CANINE MEDICINE

Clinical Update: The Risk of Opioid Toxicity and Naloxone Use in Operational K9s

Lee Palmer; Anais Gautier

CLINICAL CORNER

Hand Injuries

Joshua Banting; Tony Meriano

HUMAN PERFORMANCE OPTIMIZATION

Optimizing Musculoskeletal Performance Through Injury Prevention

Sarah J. de la Motte; Timothy C. Gribbin; Patricia A. Deuster

INFECTIOUS DISEASE

Shigellosis

Mark W. Burnett

INJURY PREVENTION

Tools to Assess and Reduce Injury Risk (Part 2)

Joseph Knapik

PREVENTIVE MEDICINE

Energy Balance and Diet Quality During the US Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command Individual Training Course

John J. Sepowitz; Nicholes J. Armstrong; Stefan M. Pasiakos

PROLONGED FIELD CARE

Prolonged Field Care for the Winter 2017 Edition

Jamie Riesberg

Evaluation and Treatment of Ocular Injuries and Vision-Threatening Conditions in Prolonged Field Care

Mark Reynolds; Carl Hoover; Jamie Riesberg; Robert Mazzoli; Marcus Colyer; Scott Barne; Christopher Calvano; James Karesh; Clinton Murray; Frank K. Butler Jr; Sean Keenan; Stacy Shackelford

SOFsono ULTRASOUND SERIES

Pleuritic Chest Pain: This Can’t Be Happening!

Rory Farrell; Christopher Dare; Katarzyna (Kasia) Hampton

SPECIAL TALK: AN INTERVIEW

Mastering the Basics Makes the Best Medics in the World: An Interview With Shawn Kane, SWMG (A) Commander and Dean of the JSOMTC

Interviewed by COL (Ret) Andre Pennardt

UNCONVENTIONAL MEDICINE

Use of a Tuning Fork for Fracture Evaluation: An Introduction for Education and Exposure

Michael R. Hetzler

THE WORLD OF SPECIAL OPERATIONS MEDICINE

"Evita Una Muerte, Está en Tus Manos" Program: Bystander First Aid Training for Terrorist Attacks

J. J. Pajuelo Castro; J. C. Meneses Pardo; P. L. Salinas Casado; P. Hernández Martín; R. Montilla Canet; J. L. del Campo Cuesta; G. Incera Bustio; D. Martín Ayuso

BOOK REVIEW

Blood and Belonging: Journeys Into the New Nationalism

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

TCCC UPDATES

Tactical Combat Casualty Care Updates

Frank K. Butler

PHOTO GALLERY

DIRECTORY OF ADVERTISERS

UPCOMING EVENTS

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