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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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Now displaying: August, 2019
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.

 

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