Today’s combat medics address battlefield injury care during the “Golden Hour” with greater emphasis on full recovery for the future. The Spring 2018 issue of Combat & Casualty Care shines light on challenges faced by today’s Special Operations Forces field medical teams as they work to implement the latest techniques.
Exclusive to C&CC: USSOCOM SURGEONS ROUNDTABLE.
Command Surgeons from USSOCOM Component commands speak to the latest in damage control surgery (DCS) and strategies for Joint Field surgical care.
- CAPT Scott A. Cota – USSOCOM Surgeons are Refining SOF Surgical Support to Meet Joint Force Demand
- Dr. Frank Butler, Chairman, CoTCCC and Mr. Edward Whitt, U.S. Defense Health Agency (DHA) – new TCCC mandatory training
- MRMC and combat casualty care and telemedicine advanced technology research is pushing artificial intelligence in field medical capabilities
- Remote Damage Control Resuscitation – improvements change the paradigm of massive hemorrhage resuscitation
- Col Booker King of Army Institute of Surgical Research – advances in helping to reduce the “long-term” in long-term burn recovery
- The Department of the Veterans Affairs, Tennessee Valley Healthcare System – integrating and advancing tertiary PTSD Holistic Care for Long-Term
- Recent advances in treatment and skills training for prolonged field care are mitigating pre-hospital care gap