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Bringing Together the Educational Interests of Special Operations and Tactical Medicine

Summer 2018, Vol 18, Edition 2

ISSN: 1553-9768


Journal of Special Operations Medicine™

Case Reports

A Case of Rhabdomyolysis Caused by Blood Flow-Restricted Resistance Training (16 - 17)

Krieger J, Sims D, Wolterstorff C

Feature Articles

Management of Suspected Tension Pneumothorax in Tactical Combat Casualty Care: TCCC Guidelines Change 17-02 (19 - 35)

Butler FK, Holcomb JB, Shackelford S, Montgomery HR, Anderson S, Cain JS, Champion HR, Cunningham CW, Dorlac WC, Drew B, Edwards K, Gandy JV, Glassberg E, Gurney J, Harcke T, Jenkins DA, Johannigman J, Kheirabadi BS, Kotwal RS, Littlejohn LF, Martin MJ, Mazuchowski EL, Otten EJ, Polk T, Rhee P, Seery JM, Stockinger Z, Torrisi J, Yitzak A, Zafren K, Zietlow SP

New and Established Models of Limb Tourniquet Compared in Simulated First Aid (36 - 41)

Kragh JF, Newton NJ, Tan AR, Aden JK, Dubick MA

Evaluation of the US Army Special Forces Tactical Human Optimization, Rapid Rehabilitation, and Reconditioning Program (42 - 48)

Grier T, Anderson MK, Depenbrock P, Eiserman R, Nindl BC, Jones BH

Special Operations Force Risk Reduction: Integration of Expeditionary Surgical and Resuscitation Teams (49 - 52)

Satterly S, McGrane OL, Frawley T, Bynum W, Martin J, Clegg C, Pearsall N, Reilly S, Verwiebe E, Eckert M

Prehospital Administration of Antibiotic Prophylaxis for Open Combat Wounds in Afghanistan: 2013-2014 (53 - 56)

Schauer SG, Fisher AD, April MD, Stolper KA, Cunningham CW, Carter R, Fernandez JD, Pfaff JA

Old Tricks for New Dogs? John Caddy and the Victorian Origins of TCCC (58 - 62)

Reynolds PS

Surgery at Sea: The Effect of Simulated High Sea States on Surgical Performance (64 - 70)

Pierce E, Rapada R, Herder PA, LaPorta AJ, Hoang TN, Pena M, Blankenship J, Kiser J, Catlin SA

Junctional Tourniquet Use During Combat Operations in Afghanistan: The Prehospital Trauma Registry Experience (71 - 74)

Schauer SG, April MD, Fisher AD, Cunningham CW, Gurney J

Optimizing Tactical Medical Performance: The Effect of Light Hue on Vision Testing (75 - 78)

Van Buren JP, Wake J, McLaughlin J, LaPorta AJ, Enzenauer RW, Calvano CJ

Survey of Casualty Evacuation Missions Conducted by the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment During the Afghanistan Conflict (79 - 85)

Redman TT, Mayberry KE, Mora AG, Benedict BA, Ross EM, Mapp JG, Kotwal RS

The Role of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Optimizing Injury Management in Air Force Pararescuemen, Combat Rescue Officers, and Survival Specialists (86 - 89)

Rush SC, Foresto C, Hewitt CW, Grossman MG, Petersen CD, Gallo I, Staak BP, Rush JT

Are the King LTS Laryngeal Tube and the Ambu AuraOnce Laryngeal Mask Useful Airway Adjuncts for Military Medics? (90 - 96)

Regner D, Frykholm P

Methods for Early Control of Abdominal Hemorrhage: An Assessment of Potential Benefit (98 - 104)

Cantle PM, Hurley MJ, Swartz MD, Holcomb JB

Ongoing Series

Canine Medicine

Picture This: Management of Canine Pyotraumatic Dermatitis (a.k.a., Hot Spot) (105 - 109)

Palmer LE

Human Performance Optimization

Dietary Supplements for Musculoskeletal Pain: Science Versus Claims (110 - 114)

Crawford C, Saldanha L, Costello R, Deuster PA

Infectious Diseases

Ascaris (115 - 116)

Burnett MW

Injury Prevention

Epidemiologic Evidence and Possible Mechanisms for the Association Between Cigarette Smoking and Injuries. Part 2: Is the Relationship Between Smoking and Injuries Causal? (117 - 122)

Knapik JJ, Bedno SA

Prolonged Field Care

Nursing Interventions in Prolonged Field Care (123 - 132)

Ostberg D, Loos PE, Mann-Salinas EA, Creson C, Powell D, Riesberg JC, Keenan S, Shackelford S

What's in a Rash? Viral Exanthem Versus CBRNE Exposure: Teleconsultation Support for Two Special Forces Soldiers With Diffuse Rash in an Austere Environment (133 - 135)

Lee HD, Butterfield S, Maddry JK, Powell D, Vasios WN, Yun H, Ferraro D, Pamplin JC

Preventive Medicine

Arthropod Borne and Zoonotic Infections Among Military Personnel in Georgia (136 - 140)

Chitadze N, Gureshidze N, Rostiaschvili N, Danelia N, Dalakishvili K, Durglishvili L, Kuchukhidze R, Imnadze P, Chlikadze R, Betashvili M, Kuchuloria T, Akhvlediani N, Rivard R, Nikolich M, Bautista CT, Washington MA, Akhvlediani T

SOFsono Ultrasound

Intelligent Exam for Crucial Intelligence. . . (141)

Dare C, Hampton K

Unconventional Medicine

Ether Anesthesia in the Austere Environment: An Exposure and Education (142 - 146)

Morgans LB, Graham N

Book Review

The Soviet Counterinsurgency in the Western Borderlands (147)

Farr WD

Letter to the Editor

Re: Tourniquet Effectiveness When Placed Over the Joint Service Lightweight Integrated Suit Technology (148)

Picard CT, Douma MJ

TacMed Updates

Competing to Increase Capability: The Team From the Land Down Under's Experience at the National Tactical Medicine Competition 2018 (149 - 152)

Makrides T, Davoren B

TCCC Updates

A New Standard for Battlefield Trauma Care in the US Military (153)

Butler FK