In the third installation of the TAMAR rescue, after infil and ship boarding are complete, Jordan gives an overview of the medical care including the complicated surgical airway.
Moffet PJs jump to a ship for a patient with GI bleeding in partially compensated shock. In addition to the array of critical care gear, they jumped in Packed Red Cells and Plasma. The primary medic discusses the mission from infil to exfil spanning over 10 hours of patient care aboard a ship and HH-60.
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.
In light of last week’s Moody jump mission in the Atlantic, we are doing a more in-depth discussion on burns. Burns are one of the top three injuries that teams perform maritime rescue for. Doc Chung also served as a telecon consultant for our ROC Doc. In Part 1 of 2 with Doc (LTC) Chung, …