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