The Fall 2017 issue of Combat & Casualty Care examines aspects of research critical to casualty trauma and surgical care capabilities development, from extending the life of field-ready blood plasma to simulated “bleeding” cadavers to prolonged field treatment options.
- Exclusive interview with RADM Brian Pecha, Command Surgeon, U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM)
- Update from Col. Mike Davis, Director, Combat Casualty Care Research Program (CCCRP), Ft. Detrick, MD
- Commanding General Barbara Holcomb, U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (MRMC), Maximizing Lifecycle for Advanced Care
- Prolonging Field Care and work at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR), Ft. Sam Houston, TX
- Director, Defense Health Agency (DHA), VADM Raquel Bono on streamlining healthcare integration
- Walter Reed National Military Medical Center (WRNMMC), National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE), Bethesda, MD, on complex and comorbid traumatic brain injury (TBI)
- State-of-the-art simulated human cadaver capabilities provide simulated real-world bleed to mimic real-world casualty care