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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.

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.
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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.

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Episodes

Orthopedic Trauma: Extremity Fracture Clinical Practice Guideline

10/31/2018
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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 →

Duration:00:26:53

Battle and Non-Battle Injury Documentation

10/10/2018
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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 →

Duration:00:14:41

Airway Management CPG Update and Review

8/16/2018
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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 →

Duration:01:13:57

Hyperkalemia and Dialysis in a Deployed Setting

7/19/2018
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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 →

Duration:00:32:00

Burn Care JTS Clinical Practice Guideline

7/5/2018
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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 →

Duration:00:28:51

Amputation Evaluation & Treatment CPG

6/13/2018
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This podcast is a discussion with LTC Benjamin K. Potter, Chief of Orthopedics at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. Learn more on the following topics as you listen to LTC Potter share his experience as the chief orthopedic surgeon for the amputee care program. Indications for amputation / Amputation criteria Classifications of Amputations Trauma … Continue reading Amputation Evaluation & Treatment CPG →

Duration:00:36:27

REBOA (Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta) CPG

5/9/2018
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This podcast is a discussion with Lt Col Jason Paisley MD, USAF, the director of Physician Education at the Center for Sustainment of Trauma and Readiness Skills (CSTARS). The podcast reviews the updated Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) on REBOA (Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta) for advanced providers. Specifically, it addresses the newer equipment … Continue reading REBOA (Resuscitative Endovascular Balloon Occlusion of the Aorta) CPG →

Duration:00:54:38

Neurosurgery and Severe Head Trauma CPG

4/20/2018
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A discussion with Dr Don Marion about the Neurosurgery and Severe Head Injury Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) from the Joint Trauma System (JTS). Dr Marion is the Senior Clinical Consultant, Clinical Affairs Division of Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center. For more information about the JTS, check out www.deployedmedicine.com or http://jts.amedd.army.mil/ This work is licensed under a … Continue reading Neurosurgery and Severe Head Trauma CPG →

Duration:01:17:08

Intro to the Committee on SURGICAL Combat Casualty Care (CoSCCC)

1/11/2018
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A discussion with Col Stacy Shackelford, MD about the Committee on SURGICAL Combat Casualty Care (CoSCCC), a new component of the Joint Trauma System (JTS). Listen to it here, through your podcast service or download our app “Deployed Medicine” The Joint Trauma System (JTS) is the Department of Defense Center of Excellence for Trauma providing…

Duration:00:13:11

Extraglottic Airways in TCCC

11/3/2017
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A discussion with Dr Mel Otten, MD about the recent addition of Extraglottic Airways to the TCCC Guidelines Airway Management tools for medics and corpsman in Tactical Field Care. Listen to it here, through your podcast service or download our app “Deployed Medicine” Joint Trauma System (JTS) /Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care (CoTCCC). The CoTCCC…

Duration:00:29:24

History of TCCC: Beginnings (with Dr Frank Butler)

5/2/2017
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The History of TCCC with Capt(Ret) Dr Frank K. Butler relating the beginnings of how TCCC launched into the phenomenon we know today. Check it out here or download and listen on your Podcast app. Interview based on the recent publication of Tactical Combat Casualty Care: Beginnings in Wilderness and Environmental Medicine Journal.

Duration:00:22:21

Analgesia and Medical Direction in TCCC

4/10/2017
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A review with LTC Cord Cunningham, MD on TCCC-based analgesia measures and discussion of how medical directors (Battalion Surgeon/PA) have a direct role in allowing an appropriate medic/corpsman/PJ scope of practice.

Duration:00:20:23

Pelvic Binders in TCCC

3/29/2017
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A review and interview with Col Stacy Shackelford, the lead on the pelvic binder change proposal.

Duration:00:14:00

February 2017 CoTCCC Meeting Review

3/14/2017
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A review of the CoTCCC meeting activities from February 2017 in San Antonio.

Duration:00:14:05

TCCC Guidelines 2017– Comprehensive Change Part 2

1/31/2017
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On this edition, we will review PART 2 of the significant changes to the TCCC Guidelines as a result of the 2016-2017 Comprehensive Review. This part will cover additions and new guidelines. Part 1 covered the shifts and changes to existing text within the guidelines.

Duration:00:20:50