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Bringing Together the Educational Interests of Special Operations and Tactical Medicine

Fall 2020, Vol 20, Edition 3

ISSN: 1553-9768


Journal of Special Operations Medicine™

Feature Articles

Management of Hypothermia in Tactical Combat Casualty Care: TCCC Guideline Proposed Change 20-01 (June 2020) (21 - 35)

Bennett BL, Giesbrect G, Zafren K, Christensen R, Littlejohn LF, Drew B, Cap AP, Miles EA, Butler FK, Holcomb JB, Shackelford SA

The Use of Tranexamic Acid in Tactical Combat Casualty Care: TCCC Proposed Change 20-02 (36 - 43)

Drew B, Auten JD, Cap AP, Deaton TG, Donham B, Dorlac WC, DuBose JJ, Fisher AD, Ginn AJ, Hancock J, Holcomb JB, Knight J, Koerner AK, Littlejohn LF, Martin MJ, Morey JK, Morrison J, Schreiber MA, Spinella PC, Walrath B, Butler FK

Conversion: Simulated Method of Exchanging Tourniquet Use for Pressure Dressing Use (44 - 51)

Kragh JF, Aden JK, Dubick MA

OMNA Marine Tourniquet Self-Application (52 - 61)

Hingtgen E, Wall PL, Buising CM

Airway Management in the Prehospital, Combat Environment: Analysis of After-Action Reviews and Lessons Learned (62 - 66)

Schauer SG, Naylor JF, Beaumont DM, April MD, Tanaka K, Baldwin D, Maddry JK, Becker TE, De Lorenzo RA

Tactical Combat Casualty Care in Operation Freedom's Sentinel (67 - 70)

Shukla A, Perez C, Hoemann B, Keasal M

US Army Combat Medic Performance With Portable Ultrasound to Detect Sonographic Findings of Pneumothorax in a Cadaveric Model (71 - 75)

Meadows RM, Monti JD, Umar MA, Van Arnem KA, Chin EJ, Mitchell CA, Love S

Prehospital Combat Wound Medication Pack Administration in Iraq and Afghanistan: A Department of Defense Trauma Registry Analysis (76 - 80)

Schauer SG, Naylor JF, Ahmed YM, Maddry JK, April MD

Ketamine Administration by Special Operations Medical Personnel During Training Mishaps (81 - 86)

Fisher AD, Schwartz DS, Petersen CD, Meyer SE, Thielemann JN, Redman TT, Rush SC

Improving Concussion Education: Consensus From the NCAA-Department of Defense Mind Matters Research & Education Grand Challenge (88 - 95)

Kroshus E, Cameron KL, Coatsworth JD, D'Lauro C, Kim NJ, Lee KM, Register-Mihalik J, Milroy JJ, Roetert EP, Schmidt JD, Silverman RD, Warmath D, Wayment HA, Hainline B

Expert Opinion Paper

Risk of Harm Associated With Using Rapid Sequence Induction Intubation and Positive Pressure Ventilation in Patients With Hemorrhagic Shock (97 - 102)

Thompson P, Hudson AJ, Convertino VA, Bjerkvig C, Eliassen HS, Eastridge BJ, Irvine-Smith T, Braverman MA, Hellander S, Jenkins DH, Rappold JF, Gurney JM, Glassberg E, Cap AP, Aussett S, Apelseth TO, Williams S, Ward KR, Shackelford SA, Stroberg P, Vikeness BH, Pepe PE, Winckler CJ, Woolley T, Enbuske S, De Pasquale M, Boffard KD, Austlid I, Fosse TK, Asbjornsen H, Spinella PC, Strandenes G

In Brief

Operational K9s in the COVID-19 World (103 - 108)

Gray BO, St

Ongoing Series

Human Performance Optimization

Applications of the SOCOM Spiritual Fitness Scale: Program Development and Tailored Coaching for Optimized Performance (109 - 112)

Alexander DW

Injury Prevention

Mouthguards for the Prevention of Orofacial Injuries in Military and Sports Activities: Part 2, Effectiveness of Mouthguard for Protection From Orofacial Injuries (114 - 116)

Knapik JJ, Hoedebecke BL, Mitchener TA

Prolonged Field Care

Editorial on the Approach to Prolonged Field Care for the Special Forces Medical Sergeant: Balancing the Opportunity Cost (117 - 119)

Nicholson JA, Searor JN, Lane AD

Ketamine Use for Prolonged Field Care Reduces Supply Use (120 - 121)

Hall AB, Morrow L, Dixon M

A Case Series of Air Force Pararescue Long-Range Ocean Rescues (122 - 127)

Mix JW, DeSoucy ES, Hilser A, Houser DJ, Mhayamaguru KM, Dorsch J, Gaither JB, Rush SC

Far Forward Gaps in Hemorrhagic Shock and Prolonged Field Care: An Update of ALM Fluid Therapy for Field Use (128 - 134)

Dobson GP, Letson HL

Management of Critically Injured Burn Patients During an Open Ocean Parachute Rescue Mission (135 - 140)

Staak BP, DeSoucy ES, Petersen CD, Smith J, Hartman M, Rush SC

Airway Management in Prolonged Field Care (141 - 156)

Dye C, Keenan S, Carius BM, Loos PE, Remley MA, Mendes B, Arnold JL, May I, Powell D, Tobin JM, Riesberg JC, Shackelford SA

Book Review

Resistance Operating Concept (ROC) (158)

Farr WD

Product Technology

Development of a New Vented Chest Seal Dressing for Treatment of Open Pneumothorax (159 - 165)

Hoggarth A, Grist M, Board B, Murch T