The mission of the Joint Trauma System (JTS) is to provide evidence-based process improvement of trauma and combat casualty care, to drive morbidity and mortality to the lowest possible levels, and to provide evidence-based recommendations on trauma care and trauma systems across the Department of Defense (DoD). JTS CPGs provide combat casualty care providers with recommendations based on evidence-based research and proven practices to optimize patient care, improve outcomes and save lives. JTS supports US military performance improvement (PI) initiatives and activities by identifying, tracking and making recommendations on efforts to ensure the appropriate evaluation and treatment of injured Service members across the continuum of care, improve medic training and ensure medical readiness.
Emergency General Surgery in Deployed Settings
A discussion about the JTS Emergency General Surgery CPG with CDR Jacob Glazer, MD, a Navy Trauma & Critical Care Surgeon and Maj Andrew Hall, MD from USAF CSTARS. Not all casualties are trauma patients on the battlefield. Listen to this podcast about the considerations for emergency surgery in the deployed setting that may … Continue reading Emergency General Surgery in Deployed Settings →
Orthopedic Trauma: Extremity Fracture Clinical Practice Guideline
Listen to COL Mark Pallis, Orthopedic Surgery Consultant for the US Army Surgeon General, discuss the Orthopedic Trauma Extremity Fracture Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG). Upwards of 70-80% of combat injuries involve extremity fractures. The podcast discusses the importance of fracture management for all providers in the deployed environment. With protective equipment worn on today’s battlefield, … Continue reading Orthopedic Trauma: Extremity Fracture Clinical Practice Guideline →
Battle and Non-Battle Injury Documentation
In this podcast, Col Stacy Shackelford, USAF, MC, Chief of Performance Improvement with the Joint Trauma System, discusses the Battle and Non-Battle Injury Documentation Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG). Listen to Col Shackelford as she explains the documentation process for the Trauma Resuscitation Record. Importance of documentation Documentation referenced in this CPG is specific to Role … Continue reading Battle and Non-Battle Injury Documentation →
Airway Management CPG Update and Review
Listen to CDR Joshua Tobin, MC, USN, Chief of Trauma Anesthesiology at the University of Southern California and LTC Cord Cunningham, MC, USA, Emergency Medicine Physician and Chair of the JTS Committee on En Route Casualty Care (ERCCC) discuss the changes found within the current Airway Management Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG). In this podcast our … Continue reading Airway Management CPG Update and Review →
Hyperkalemia and Dialysis in a Deployed Setting
Listen to LtCol Ian Stewart, USAF, MC, Associate Professor of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and a practicing Nephrologist at the David Grant United Airforce Medical Center explain the “Hyperkalemia and Dialysis in a Deployed Setting” Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG). The following topics are discussed by LtCol Stewart in this … Continue reading Hyperkalemia and Dialysis in a Deployed Setting →
Burn Care JTS Clinical Practice Guideline
This podcast is a discussion with LTC Mario A. Rivera of the Army Nurse Corps and COL Jennifer Gurney from the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research (USAISR). COL Gurney is a critical care trauma surgeon at USAISR and Chief of Trauma Systems Development with the Joint Trauma System. Learn more on the following topics … Continue reading Burn Care JTS Clinical Practice Guideline →
Drs Butler and Giebner created a smooth efficient method for saving lives that I am pleased to have observed at PHTLS then thru TC3 teaching cadres as part of the team.
Dr Frank and Steve, your passion for trauma med and getting better methods to us all quickly, that’s the key to saving lives. To you both and CoTCCC eternal gratitude
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One the best ideas lately in the realm of TCCC. New updates are out within days. Told my platoon to load this podcast and keep up on the latest info. Waiting for Big Army to push this down would take forever!!! Great work and keep it up. Hope the TCCC app is available soon...
This podcast is such a good idea! Thank you to the CoTCCC for incorporating the updates into this media. I hope that tutorial videos will be included with the podcast.
I am so excited to see how this develops!!!