Combat & Casualty Care

Q2 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 39 Combat & Casualty Care | Summer 2016 | 1 Tyranny of Distance and Enroute Care The evolution of medical evacuation in the face of increasing distance and duration of fight transport. By Lt. Gen. Paul K Carlton, Gen. Will Fraser, Craig Manifold, and Col James Henderson Command Profle Full-Spectrum Holistic Care The U.S. Army's Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM) targets psychological and physical care By Kelly Field Cover: Soldiers from the 982nd Combat Camera Company (Airborne), East Point, GA, provide combat lifesaving measures during a Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) training exercise during a two-day certifcation held at OK Gun Corral Club, Okeechobee, FL, earlier this year. The combat lifesaver is trained to provide immediate care such as stopping severe bleeding, administering intravenous fuids to control shock and performing needle chest decompression for a casualty with tension pneumothorax. (U.S. Army photo by Spc. Tracy McKithern/Released) COL David R. Gibson Commander U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency (USAMMA) & Medical Acquisition Consultant to The Surgeon General Reducing Hemorrhage and TBI The Heart, Trauma & Sepsis Research Laboratory, Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine is pushing the R&D envelope By Geoffrey P. Dobson, PhD, FAHA and Hayley Letson, MSc PhD Features 10 2 27 36 Commander's Corner Departments Insights MedTech Ad Listing/Events Calendar Medical Simulation for Trauma Care Navy Trauma Training Center (NTTC), NAVMED, employs latest techniques in virtual medical training By Jeffrey Ricks Collective Preparation, Real-World Readiness Exclusive interview with Brig. Gen. Michael O'Guinn, Commander, Medical Readiness and Training Command (MRTC), San Antonio, TX Managing Post-Burn, Supporting Regeneration Exclusive interview with Col. Todd Rasmussen, Director, Combat Casualty Care Research Program (CCCRP), Ft. Detrick, MD on efforts to better manage burn trauma casualties 4 Targeting Concussion, Minimizing Effect U.S. Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center (DVBIC) addresses needs for mild traumatic and post traumatic brain injury. By Terry L. Welch 16 28 18 31 22 6

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