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Bringing Together the Educational Interests of Special Operations and Tactical Medicine

Spring 2018, Vol 18, Edition 1

ISSN: 1553-9768


Journal of Special Operations Medicine™

Case Reports

Military Prehospital Use of Low Titer Group O Whole Blood (15 - 18)

Warner N, Zheng J, Nix G, Fisher AD, Johnson JC, Williams JE, Northern DM, Hellums JS

Benefit of Critical Care Flight Paramedic-Trained Search and Rescue Corpsmen in Treatment of Severely Injured Aviators (19 - 22)

Snow RW, Papalski W, Siedler J, Drew B, Walrath B

Challenges of Transport and Resuscitation of a Patient With Severe Acidosis and Hypothermia in Afghanistan (23 - 28)

Brazeau MJ, Bolduc CA, Delmonaco BL, Syed AS

In Brief

The Shrail: A Comparison of a Novel Attachable Rail System With the Current Deployment Operating Table (29 - 31)

Dilday J, Sirkin MR, Wertin T, Bradley F, Hiles J

Focus on REBOA

Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA): Introduction (32)

King DR

Bringing Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (REBOA) Closer to the Point of Injury (33 - 36)

Pasley JD, Teeter WA, Gamble WB, Wasick P, Romagnoli AN, Pasley AM, Scalea TM, Brenner ML

Feasibility and Proposed Training Pathway for Austere Application of Resuscitative Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta (37 - 43)

Ross EM, Redman TT

Feature Articles

Laboratory Model of a Collapsible Tube to Develop Bleeding Control Interventions (47 - 52)

Griffin LV, Kragh JF, Dubick MA

The Myth of Hyperresilience Evolutionary Concept Analysis of Resilience in Special Operations Forces (54 - 60)

Rocklein Kemplin K, Paun O, Sons N, Brandon JW

Intramuscular Tranexamic Acid in Tactical and Combat Settings (62 - 68)

Vu EN, Wan WC, Yeung TC, Callaway DW

Successful Use of Ketamine as a Prehospital Analgesic by Pararescuemen During Operation Enduring Freedom (70 - 73)

Lyon RF, Schwan C, Zeal J, Kharod C, Staak BP, Petersen CD, Rush SC

Blood Lead Toxicity Analysis of Multipurpose Canines and Military Working Dogs (74 - 76)

Reid P, George C, Byrd CM, Miller L, Lee SJ, Motsinger-Reif A, Breen M, Hayduk DW

Ocular Injuries and Cultural Influences in Afghanistan During 5 Months of Operation Enduring Freedom (77 - 80)

Paz DA, Thomas KE, Primakov DG

Lead Exposure in the Special Operations Shooter How to Prevent Cognitive Decline and Permanent Disability (81 - 87)

Brandon JW, Solarczyk JK, Durrani TS

Routine Screening Laboratory Studies for Nonheat Stroke Field Heat Injuries Are Unnecessary: A Retrospective Review (88 - 90)

Schauer SG, Pfaff JA

Ongoing Series

Canine Medicine

Prehospital Care of Canine Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (91 - 98)

Palmer LE

Human Performance Optimization

Spiritual Fitness: An Essential Component of Human Performance Optimization (100 - 105)

Worthington D, Deuster PA

Infectious Diseases

Giardiasis (106 - 107)

Burnett MW

Injury Prevention

Epidemiological Evidence and Possible Mechanisms for the Association Between Cigarette Smoking and Injuries (Part 1) (108 - 112)

Knapik JJ, Bedno SA

Law Enforcement & Tactical Medicine

Diagnosis and Treatment of Anaphylaxis During Law Enforcement Operations (113 - 117)

Gerold KB

Operational Medicine in the Austere Environment

Integrating Chemical Biological, Radiologic, and Nuclear (CBRN) Protocols Into TCCC Introduction of a Conceptual Model - TCCC + CBRN = (MARCHE)2 (118 - 123)

DeFeo DR, Givens ML

Prolonged Field Care

Documentation in Prolonged Field Care (126 - 132)

Loos PE, Glassman E, Doerr D, Dail R, Pamplin JC, Powell D, Riesberg JC, Keenan S, Shackelford S

Prehospital Medicine and the Future Will ECMO Ever Play a Role? (133 - 138)

Macku D, Hedvicak P, Quinn JM, Bencko V

Editorial Response (139 - 140)

Keenan S

Patella Fracture in US Servicemember in an Austere Location (142 - 144)

Schermerhorn SM, Auchincloss PJ, Kraft K, Nelson KJ, Pamplin JC

SOFsono Ultrasound

I Can't Breathe-A SIPe of Water (145)

Urbaniak MK, Hampton K

Special Talk: An Interview

You Never Know, Until You Know, and Then You Know: An Interview With COL (Ret) John F. Kragh Jr, MD (147 - 148)

Pennardt A

Unconventional Medicine

Medicine on the Edge of Darkness (150 - 154)

Christensen PA

Book Review

The Death of The Golden Hour and the Return of the Future Guerrilla Hospital (155 - 156)

Neal CA

The Quiet Soldier: On Selection With 21 SAS (157)

Farr WD

TacMed Updates

Proceedings from the 2017 Mid-Year Meeting of the Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care (C-TECC) and Committee Updates (160 - 161)

Hartford B, Shapiro G, Marino MJ, Smith R, Tang N

TCCC Updates

Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care: Meeting Minutes. 6-7 September, 2017; San Antonio, TX (164 - 171)

Butler FK, Giebner S