Combat & Casualty Care

Q1 2017

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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SPRING 2017 COMBAT & CASUALTY CARE PG 12 Maximizing Bleed Mitigation Combat & Casualty Care spoke with Michael Dubick Ph.D., chief of the Damage Control Resuscitation Program, U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR), regarding focal efforts in hemorrhage mitigation. Interview conducted by Kevin Hunter PG 20 Med Modernization: Freeze-Dried Plasma Joint components of U.S. Special Operations Command are working to field an environmentally-stable blood plasma product for increasing positive hemorrhagic outcomes. By Kevin Hunter PG 22 Lighting the Way Reliability and accuracy in vein access with advanced lighting for working in low-light By Katie Scherlter PG 24 Casualty Extraction: Gear and All The U.S. Army is testing a state-of–the-art casualty sled to transport injured personnel and equipment in frigid climates. By Mark Schauer PG 27 Promoting Real-World Readiness Innovative Tactical Training Solutions has introduced the latest in turnkey full-mission profile training for combat medical environments By Adam Reading PG 28 Bionic Arms and Virus Containment U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) delivers groundbreaking upper-limb prostheses and an integrated end-to-end solution to halt the spread of viral infections. By DARPA Public Affairs BUILDING MODULARITY INTO MED SHELTERS The Army's Medical Materiel Development Activity (USAMMDA) is retrofitting aging rigid wall shelters to remedy inadequacies. By Barbara Romiti 4 Features LEADERSHIP PERSPECTIVE 30 Seeking Enhanced Veterans' Care Matt Cartwright U.S. Representative 17th Congressional District of Pennsylvania COMMANDER'S CORNER 16 COL Lee H. Harvis USAF, MC, CFS Command Surgeon U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (AFSOC) Cover: A U.S. Army mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicle offloads from an Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft on Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan. (U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Joseph Swafford) Departments 2 32 Insights Ad Index/ Calendar of Events INDUSTRY PARTNER INNOVATION CORNER ENHANCED FACILITY CARE TO THE FIELD USAMMDA is leading efforts to deliver an updated expeditionary field hospital for use by deployed Army and Joint medical personnel. By Barbara Romiti 10 Spring 2017 | Combat & Casualty Care | 1

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