Combat & Casualty Care

Q1 2016

Military Magazines in the United States and Canada, Covering Combat and Casualty Care, first responders, rescue and medical products programs and news\Tactical Defense Media

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Page 2 of 35 Combat & Casualty Care | Spring 2016 | 1 Cover: The litter team from Expeditionary Medical Force Great Lakes One performs triage on a casualty delivered by a U.S. Army HH-60 Black Hawk helicopter on Forward Operating Base Liberty during Operation Northern Lights. The aircraft is a vital part of battlefeld medicine, as it is used to transport casualties to feld medical centers. Operation Northern Lights is an annual Navy Reserve medical training exercise hosted here by the Expeditionary Medical Facility Great Lakes One based out of Great Lakes, Ill. The purpose of the exercise is to provide practical medical experience in an expeditionary environment. (U.S. Navy photo by Ensign Christopher Hanson/Released) COL (Dr.) Michael A. Weber Commander Dwight David Eisenhower Army Medical Center Ft. Gordon, GA Industry Partner 12 Answering the Need to Stop the Bleed Industry leader offers latest in Hemorrhage Control By Will Fox, RevMedx and Pamela Jackson, Panakeia Clearing the Eyes 14 of Combat MorTan, Inc., leading supplier of eye irrigation technology By Steve Bixby Features 9 2 24 32 Commander's Corner Departments Insights MedTech Ad Listing/Events Calendar Virtual Incision, Real-World Precision Military feld surgeons are preparing for combat surgery through the use of virtual "Hands-in-the-Body" high fdelity simulation technology. By D. Michael Navin Unmanned Spotlight Care with No One There In the future, rescue and medevac at sea will be conducted by unmanned surface vessels. Med Response via Vertical Lift Demonstration in unmanned air systems shows integrated coordination from single controller in enabling medical casualty response. Articles by Edward Lundquist 4 Critical Identifcation The Army's Medical Research Institute of Infectious Diseases (USAMRIID) is using clinical diagnostic testing to make correct medical decisions about patient treatment and prognosis. By Dr. David Norwood 16 26 18 20 Bringing Real World to Virtual Care 3D Wide Area Virtual Environment (WAVE) combines simulation with real-time. By Col. (Dr.) Shad Deering and Dr. Joe Lopreiato Ahead of the Care Curve The National Center for Medical Readiness (NCMR) has played an integral role in tactical combat casualty care, with a keen focus on the use of military tourniquets for battlefeld use. By COL (Ret.) Douglas "Boots" Hodge 28

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