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Bringing Together the Educational Interests of Special Operations and Tactical Medicine

Summer 2021, Vol 21, Edition 2

ISSN: 1553-9768


Journal of Special Operations Medicine™

Feature Articles

Pressure Responses of Tourniquet Practice Models to Calibrated Force Applications (11 - 17)

Wall PL, Hingtgen E, Buising CM

Autopsy-Determined Atherosclerosis in Elite US Military Special Operations Forces (19 - 24)

Kotwal RS, Mazuchowski EL, Howard JT, Hanak JC, Harcke HT, Gurney JM, Shackelford SA

23.4% Hypertonic Saline: A Tactical Option for the Management of Severe Traumatic Brain Injury With Impending or Ongoing Herniation (25 - 28)

DeSoucy ES, Cacic K, Staak BP, Petersen CD, van Wyck D, Rajajee V, Dorsch J, Rush SC

Operation Blood Rain: The Effect of Airdrop on Fresh Whole Blood (29 - 33)

Tong RL, Bohlke CW, Clemente Fuentes RW, Moncada M, Schloe AD, Ashley RL

Military Use of Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) (35 - 42)

Savell SC, Baldwin DS, Blessing A, Medelllin KL, Savell CB, Maddry JK

Unconventionally Acquired Brain Injury: Guidance and Instruction About an Emerging Challenge to Warfighter Brain Health (43 - 48)

Biggs AT, Henry SM, Johnston SL, Whittaker DR, Littlejohn LF

An Analysis of Prehospital Trauma Registry After-Action Reviews in Afghanistan (49 - 53)

Carius BM, Dodge PM, Fisher AD, Loos PE, Thompson D, Schauer SG

Project Reach: A Pilot Cross-Sectional Study of the Telemedical Capabilities of Special Operations Medical Personnel (54 - 60)

Carlton DM, Lowery D, Woodard C, Lugo-Robles R, Charny G

Targeted Intervention Improves Symptoms and Impairments in Patients With Mild Traumatic Brain Injury With Chronic Symptom: A Prospective, Multiple Interventional Research Trial (61 - 66)

Eagle SR, Kontos AP, Collins MW, Mucha A, Holland CL, Edelman K, Benso S, Schneider W, Soose R, Okonkwo DO

Prevalence of Low Back and Cervical Back Pain in Military Helicopter Crews: An Underestimated Italian Problem (67 - 71)

Marchesini M, Ippolito C, Ambrosini L, Bignami EG, Fasani M, Abbenante D

A Survey of Tranexamic Acid Use by US Tactical Emergency Medical Support Providers (72 - 76)

McGuire SS, Klassen AB, Mullan AF, Sztajnkrycer MD

Case Reports

A Case Study of Long-Range Rotary Wing Critical Care Transport in the Battlefield Environment (77 - 79)

Eastman J, Dumont J, Green K

Case Report of Infectious Myositis in the Austere Setting (80 - 84)

Sarkisian S, Sletten ZJ, Roberts P, Powell T

Detection of Potential Pathogenic Bacteria on the Surfaces of Female Urinary Diversion Devices Following a Short Duration Military Training Exercise (85 - 88)

Peters AM, Yu I, Menguito M, Morrow S, Barnhill JC, Washington MA

In Brief

Far-Forward Blood Donation and Donor Performance (89 - 91)

Guillotte CA, Schilling BK

Ongoing Series

Human Performance Optimization

Intermittent Fasting: Can It Help Optimize Human Performance? (92 - 97)

Deuster PA, Scott JM

Infectious Diseases

Brucellosis (98 - 99)

Crecelius EM, Burnett MW

Injury Prevention

Vitamin A and Bone Fractures: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (100 - 107)

Knapik JJ, Hoedebecke SS

Law Enforcement & Tactical Medicine

Fresh Whole Blood Transfusion: Perspectives From a Federal Law Enforcement Agency Tactical Program (108 - 111)

Kemp SJ, Levy MJ, Knapp JG, Steiner LA, Tang N

Research: How To

A Brief Introduction to Phases of Clinical Medical Research for the SOF Medic (112 - 114)

Merkle A, Randles J

Veterinary Medicine

Special Forces Medical Sergeant/Special Operations Independent Duty Corpsman Candidates: Large Animal Module (115 - 118)

Yost JK, Yates J, Smith B, Workman DJ, Matlick D, Wilson ME, Wilson A

TCCC Updates

Introduction to TCCC Changes Summary 6 May 2021 (120)

Butler FK

Summary of Recent Changes to the TCCC Guidelines 14 April 2021 (120 - 121)

Montgomery HR, Drew B, Butler FK

TCCC Guidelines Comprehensive Review and Edits 2020: TCCC Guidelines Change 20-05 01 November 2020 (122 - 127)

Montgomery HR, Drew B, Torrisi J, Adams MG, Remley MA, Rich TA, Greydanus DJ, Shaw TA