Tactical Medical Emergency Protocols for Special Operations Advanced Tactical Practitioners (ATPs)

Tactical Medical Emergency Protocols for Special Operations Advanced Tactical Practitioners (ATPs)

Management of medical emergencies is best accomplished by appropriately trained physicians in an Emergency Department setting. Special Operations Combat Medics (SOCMs), however, may often find themselves in austere tactical environments where evacuation of a teammate to an MTF for a medical emergency would entail either significant delays to treatment or compromise the unit’s mission. Although […]

Spinal Cord Stimulation As a Method of Reducing Opioids in Severe Chronic Pain: A Case Report and Review of the Literature (Scientific Article: Special Issue) (Case Study)

Spinal Cord Stimulation As a Method of Reducing Opioids in Severe Chronic Pain: A Case Report and Review of the Literature (Scientific Article: Special Issue) (Case Study)

Introduction Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS) was first described in the literature in 1967, when it was used by Shealy to treat pain secondary to invasive cancer involving the thoracic nerve roots. (1) Shortly after this initial report, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of SCS for neuropathic pain of the trunk and […]

Harvard Medical School Special Health Report: Understanding Depression

Harvard Medical School Special Health Report: Understanding Depression

Sadness touches all of our lives at different times, but depression can have enormous depth and staying power. It is more than a passing bout of sadness or dejection, or feeling down in the dumps. It can leave you feeling continuously burdened and can sap the joy out of once-pleasurable activities. Thankfully, effective treatment is […]

Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook

Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook

A comprehensive reference designed for Special Operations Forces (SOF) medics. Developed as a primary medical information resource and field guide for the Special Operations Command (SOCOM) medics, the Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook defines the standard of health care delivery under adverse and general field conditions. It is organized according to symptoms, organ systems, specialty […]

U.S. Army Special Forces Medical Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Training Course Materials

U.S. Army Special Forces Medical Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Training Course Materials

This book contains over 1,000 slides, photos, graphics, related text and accompanying video.  The TCCC course is the military counterpart to the Prehospital Trauma Life Support Course. It is designed for military medics, corpsmen, and pararescuemen who are preparing to deploy in support of combat operations. Casualty care on the battlefield must be the best […]

Type 2 Diabetes: Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally - No Diets, No Special Foods, No Excessive Exercise

Type 2 Diabetes: Reverse Type 2 Diabetes Naturally – No Diets, No Special Foods, No Excessive Exercise

You don’t have to live with type 2 diabetes for the rest of your life! In this book, you’ll learn how to reverse type 2 diabetes naturally with no diets, no special foods and no excessive exercise. Coming from a man who has done it himself against tremendous odds, you’ll be guided through your own […]

Immunohistochemistry: Then and Now (Special Issue--Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry) (Essay)

Immunohistochemistry: Then and Now (Special Issue–Diagnostic Immunohistochemistry) (Essay)

This special issue is devoted to practical diagnostic immunohistochemistry (IHC) of different organ systems and infections. It is not meant to be a comprehensive review but a handy, practical, desktop reference tool with its many illustrations and tables. The articles in this issue also highlight newer markers that are now maturing for use in routine […]