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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, 2020
Aug 18, 2020

Travis is a TCCC Committee member, and prior Pararescue Medical Programs Manager.

Travis is reviewing the TCCC Airway guidelines and found some surprising literature and details about the basics.
This is a great discussion reflecting a lot of detective work.

Thanks to Travis for dong this, emphasizing how important it is to question and validate what we do.

THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE

Aug 15, 2020

Sleep consistency

Cool Dark Quiet

Don't eat meals within 2-3 hours of sleeping

Find what time of day exercising is best for you- upon waking may be best

Go to sleep as soon after your shift that you can

 

Thanks to WHOOP for allowing us to use their email briefs

You can find data and more info at whoop.com and click on THE LOCKER

Aug 12, 2020

Check out Preston Cline and Coleman Ruiz on their podcast and website at Mission Critical Teams Institute.

Improving performance for special teams, from an academic and Tier 1 perspective.

Website:   MissionCTI.com

Check out their podcast at MCTI TEAMCAST

Aug 4, 2020

PJ Ian discusses the diagnosis of mTBI in austere operational and training environments, operational relevance, importance to post service records, considerations regarding reaction time, and a new  tool on the horizon to assist medics.


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Aug 4, 2020

Ian discusses the limitations of diagnostic options in the field for mild TBI ( concussion) despite the frequency in training and on Ops.

Ian then lets us know about a new research tool leveraging reaction time as a potential solution for FOBs, in garrison training, clinics and other hardened facilities you may be responsible for Operators.

 

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