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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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Jan 21, 2020

Dr Rajajee is a Neuro Critical Care Specialist at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. We begin our deep dive into TBI with some physiology and will begin to look at some possible modifications we need to consider for point of injury and PFC settings.  

Jan 9, 2020

Preston Cline, the founder of the Mission Critical Teams Institute talks about the challenges selecting instructor cadre and training SOF forces.

Check him out at:

 

MISSIONCTI.com

 

 

Dec 30, 2019

Steve discusses philosophy and ideas on training for mountain mobility.

Find Steve-

for training at uphill athlete.com

and 

for mountain mobility with Vince Anderson at skyward mountaineering.com

Please remember the Pararescue Foundation in your end of year giving. Its a great way to give gifts to people - make a contribution in their honor.

Dec 24, 2019

Steve House and partner Vince Anderson summitted the Rupal Face of Nanga Parbat and were awarded the Piolet d'Or- in 2005. 
Steve and Vince at Skyward Mountaineering train SOF.

Steve has also codified and incorporated modern PT to optimize performance in the mountains.
This is a great discussion with a world class athlete to enjoy and learn from. He talks about the mountains and how his training program evolved.

Find Steve at uphillathlete.com

Find Steve and Vince at skyward mountaineering 

Read his books- Training for the New Alpinism and Training for the Uphill Athlete

 

Happy Holidays!

Dec 22, 2019

I did 2 talks at MOAB.

I reviewed how PJ PFC training has evolved and a philosophy for training, as well as validation and experience;  expansion for all Teams to do O Low Titer testing, experience with Telemedicine Consultation (telecon), and important clinical training opportunities.

 

Please ask friends and family support the Pararescue Foundation this holiday season. Its a great gift idea for them to make a contribution in your honor, or you for them!

Dec 18, 2019

The Pararescue Medical Operations Advisory Board met last week.

We discussed missions, meds, gear and HPO.

Please remember the Pararescue Foundation in your holiday giving  and suggest it to your family and friends.

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

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