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#50. PJ on Denali 2016

Supporting the National Park Service on Denali during the spring climbing season is a great experience and can lead to good training. You can set this up trough the 212th.  In this podcast one of our PJs discusses his 2016 patrol and a series of cases including a helo exfil. Enjoy hearing about the missions …

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49. Part 2 with Doc Chung- Burn Care

In part 2 Doc Chung discusses ventilator issues, wound care and escharotomy, special circumstances including chemical, electric and steam injuries.  NOTE: a lot of information relevant to our mission such as a maritime response, where we get to the patient 24-48 hours after injury, where there is no real guidance, is discussed and revised.

47. Steroids and performance enhancement: the facts as they are known.

Army O-6 and new friend of Pararescue gave a great talk at SOMA ’16. Col G discusses the history of anabolic androgenic steroid use and criminalization, benefits, risks and paucity of data. They are ILLEGAL- do not use them. There are also adverse cognitive effects incompatible with elite operations. These are the personal views of …

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46. The Best Bleeding and Shock Talk ever- Doc Cap!

Doc Cap is an Army hematologist and  reviews bleeding, clotting and shock for the Operational PJ, Medic , Corpsman in the best discussion I have heard on it, emphasizing the latest research, history of our approach, and important comments on TXA.

45. Conversation with a PJ’s wife, and PTSD

Jen discusses her experience as a PJ spouse for 2 decades and going through  the gradual onset of PTSD with her husband and subsequent treatment. This is a must hear podcast for all operators and their spouses/partners.

44. 212th Chief & Femur Fracture mish

Bear discusses a recent Alaska mission involving a remote snow machiner, bad weather and a painful injury. Mission planning, overland travel in snow, winter survival equipment and the role of KTDs are discussed.