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PJ Medcast

PJ MEDCAST are the podcasts for PJ MED (Pararescue Medicine). Besides PJs, these podcasts may be useful to other Military, Law Enforcement and Civilian Medical Personnel involved in Tactical and Technical Rescue Medicine, and other facets of Operational Medicine. PJs may document the time they spend listening to podcasts as training for their training folders, and also apply towards Paramedic Recertification. This podcast represents the positions of the authors and may not represent the offical position of the Department of the Defense or the United States Government.
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Dec 5, 2019

Thank you for listening and taking us to over 800,000 downloads!

If you are trying to find prior podcasts not showing up on iTunes refer to pjmed.libsyn.com

Stay tuned for some great upcoming podcasts.

There are still  few slots left for PJ paramedic recertification  FEB 2020 in NY.  Intel can be found on PJMED.com

Nov 25, 2019

NY PJ VP who is a PA went to a wilderness med meeting and shares his take home points.

Nov 12, 2019

Doug Kechijian is a prior NY PJ, no elite physical therapist and strength coach in NYC at resilient performance physical therapy.  Check out his podcasts: resilient performance podcasts and website

https://resilientperformance.com

 

 

 

Oct 29, 2019

George is an Operational Psychologist with a career worth of exprience supporting Teams. He discusses psychological tools to improve psychological performance and resilience. 

1. Commit to a purpose

2. Take a step

3. Move in

4. Mind the mind, mind the body

5. Own it!

George discusses things like mindfulness, striking the right balance of being self critical but not self destructive and more.  This is a practical and insightful discussion.

You can reach George at George@OpPsychAssociates.com

 

Oct 21, 2019

George is an Operational Psychologist with a career worth of exprience supporting Teams. He discusses psychological tools to improve psychological performance and resilience. 

1. Commit to a purpose

2. Take a step

3. Move in

4. Mind the mind, mind the body

5. Own it!

George discusses things like mindfulness, striking the right balance of being self critical but not self destructive and more.  This is a practical and insightful discussion.

You can reach George at George@OpPsychAssociates.com

 

 

Oct 20, 2019

Recommending the following 4 books-

Warriors Creed

Never Quit

Sea Stories

Call Sign Chaos

 

Stay tuned for a discussion on the new TXA study and TBI

https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/919952?src=rss

 

Congratulations to PJ CMSgt Ray Colon-Lopez on selection to be the next Senior Enlisted Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff! 

Oct 20, 2019

Please support the go fund me to support Peter's family.

https://www.gofundme.com/f/kraines-family-support

 

 

 

Oct 14, 2019

Moe and Kristen continue our discussion of the ap

Oct 9, 2019

Kristen and Moe (prior NSW)  from Whoop discuss the applications and experience of whoop for athletes and mil personnel. Really interesting discussions piggybacking on Emily's discussion of the science.

check them out at WHOOP.com

 

Remember to go back and look for old podcasts on missions and medicine at pjmed.libsyn.com if they are not showing up on iTunes.

Please rate 5 stars and write a review- thanks, Doc

 

 

Oct 4, 2019

More discussion on the science behind WHOOP: heart rate variability and stages of sleep, what else goes into the WHOOP formula and determining if you are fresh for a full work out or you need to back off today?

 

visit WHOOP.com

 

 

Oct 1, 2019

Wearables are the present and future.  They give us a lot of good information to assist in decision making regarding training.

In the first 2 discussions, neuroscientist Emily from WHOOP explains the balance of the autonomic nervous system (sympathetic and parasympathetic) and the science of sleep that impacts training and physical readiness.

Check out intel on their website at  whoop.com

 

 

 

Sep 24, 2019

Check out Dr Lim's products for performance nutrition/hydration and blogs with the science behind the products and more at: 

skratchlabs.com

 

 

 

Sep 21, 2019

We did a PFC lab for GSW to the chest and hemorrhagic shock.  We got a couple of good points from it.

 

 

Sep 16, 2019

World class and elite physiologist Dr Allen Lim discusses the science of hydration and performance in the heat from the perspective of an experienced sports physiologist who has supported athletes at the Tour de France.

Check out Dr Lim's products at SKRATCH labs:

skratchlabs.com

 

 

 

 

 

Sep 10, 2019

Dr Joyner is a Physician-Scientist at the Mayo Clinic who specializes in exercise research. look for a prior Freakanomics podcast with him. It was really interesting.  He is a  great guy, prior D-1 runner, and talks to us about basic intel you need to know to understand some of these human performance issues. How does oxygen get from the air to your muscles and get utilized? and more!

Sep 10, 2019

This is an intro to an HPO block of podcasts for the next couple of months.

Enjoy these discussions covering heart rate variability, wearables, exercise physiology , deep dive into overheating and hydration, and reflections from Dr Doug Kechijian, prior PJ, strength coach and physical therapist. 

look on line for resilient performance physical therapy and Doug's insightful podcasts, whoop, and skratch labs.

I include some intel on gear from an overland.

Thanks for taking us over 750,000 downloads!

Remember to look at pjmed.libsy..com for all of our podcasts if the prior ones are not showing up on iTunes.

Thanks for listening and your dedication to our IPs and patients.

Aug 29, 2019

Really, penetrating trauma in Alaska from a sword attack.

A couple of good lessons learned.

Axillary hemorrhage protocol, remember not to use your O2 if the O2 saturation is > 90%.

That Others May Live!

 

Aug 27, 2019

Decisions on meds, seizure management, scalp laceration and exfil and handoff.

Go to pjmed.com to see the image of the scalp injury

Aug 21, 2019

The DM Flight Doc discusses the mission this month in the Pacific to a Mexican fishing boat on which a crane fell on three sailors. The management of a TBI with seizures and exposed skull is discussed in detail.

The role of the JTS clinical practice guidelines(CPGs) is reviewed.

See the TV news coverage of the mission with PJ and Doc interviews:

https://www.kgun9.com/border-watch/d-m-airmen-rescue-injured-mexican-fishermen

Please rate 5 stars for the podcast and write a review.


Remember, if you are new to the podcast refer to pjmed.libsyn.com to get access to all of the podcasts. The first 20 cover the handbook.

Go to pjmed.com for training dates for PJ paramedic reverts and the AFSW Medical Officer Course.

 

Aug 16, 2019

Doc Bryan, prior AF Psych, now at the Univ of Utah Veterans Health Center updates us on great news, expansion of the program funded by Boeing with more free spots, and results of treatment which are very positive for this 2 week outpatient program.

We also hit on stellate ganglion blocks, and the use of antidepressants for PTSD.

You can reach out to the program if interested by calling 801-587-7978 or the website at strive2be.org 

 

 

Aug 7, 2019

Thanks to everyone who listens.
We surpassed 700,000 downloads.
I appreciate the feedback from CONUS and around the world.
Please rate 5 stars and take a moment to write a review. One sentence works!

Doc

Aug 1, 2019

Our Army sleep neuroscientist Doc Brager is back to discuss the impact of circadian rhythms and performance for Operators.

Learn what they are and how they impact performance, and  what you can do to work around it.


Check out Doc Brager's book, MEATHEAD, about the athlete's brain.

 

Jul 23, 2019

This is follow on info from the podcast with Capt McNab. Joe was in the AF over 30 years, his wife Meghan has been through it with him. They discuss issues to help make your relationship survive and thrive through a career.

In this episode we discuss general issues impacting relationships with concrete and sensible advice.

In future episodes we will deep dive into issues around deployments with spouses and children.

Your spouse can feel free to contact Meghan for advice or to answer questions at:

MeghanBarnardYoga on instagram or her website meghanbarnardyoga.com

 

Joseph Barnard can be found on LinkedIn.

 

Stay tuned for details on the DM mish from last week.

Jul 15, 2019

Another great conversation with Ish on philosophy and thoughts on how tech rescue marries with medicine to make PJs who they are.

The first discussion with Ish is one of the top 5 most listened to podcasts on PJ MEDCAST.

Thanks for listening! 

Please give PJ Medcast 5 stars and write a review.

PJ Foundation White Mountains retreat coming up. Please send dudes and also send contributions to the PJ Foundation to support this and other programs for our Operators in need.

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