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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: September, 2020
Sep 28, 2020

USAF Pararescuemen (PJs) perform daring and unique rescues. Among the most unique are long range (>300 miles) ocean rescue missions accomplished by parachute insertion or helicopter using aerial refueling.

Learn about the infil and med details of these missions. This podcast is based on the article we published in the Journal of Special Operations Medicine.

THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE

Sep 23, 2020

Last week the 212th responded to a hunter who fell 100 feet down a slope and experienced significant skeletal trauma.

Dan reviews the technical and sometimes heinous rescue in unforgiving terrain during a windy, freezing rainstorm. 

Pearls-

1. To help dial in a diagnosis of sTBI- can the patient follow commands?

2- Med care in the elements focuses on hypothermia management and pain control to get into a place you can treat vs. thickets where it is impossible.

212th RQS!!! THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE

 

Sep 15, 2020

Mt Sinai Icahn School of Medicine Flex Program


Hofstra Zucker School of Medicine Direct admissions for SOF, no MCAT if qualified

Intro to 23.4 hypertonic saline for brain herniation in the field

Teaser on MCI research

THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE

Sep 10, 2020

A sailor fell ~35 feet on a ship in the Pacific- way out. Jump mission, 48 hrs PFC for spine, pelvis and extremity trauma, helo hoist off with multiple ARs. 

Stay tuned for the 212th high angle mish coming up...

 

THAT OTHERS MAY LIVE 

Sep 5, 2020

Dr Christine Sanchez is a SOF Performance Psychologist with over a decade of experience. She is an asset available to Guard and Reserve Teams, as well as AD, as a consultant.

5 Habits of High Performers to maintain cognitive bandwidth (direct focus & self-regulate psychophysiology)

 
1) Optimize mindset and facilitate productive failures
2) Engage in deliberate recovery to manage chronic stress and quiet busy brain
3) Develop performance routines to direct focus, energy levels, and mindset
4) Expand expertise through deliberate practice
5) Utilize strategic brain breaks to maximize productivity and energy levels
 
Best ways for listeners to contact Dr Sanchez (or learn more about her services/background)
1) Email: drchristinesanchez@gmail.com
2) LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/drchristinesanchezphd/

 

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