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In this episode I discuss the concept of damage control resuscitation, the precepts of the lethal triad, and how to intervene to counteract the negative effects of hemorrhagic shock on the battlefield.

Direct download: Damage_Control_Resuscitation.m4a
Category:Trauma -- posted at: 8:27am EDT

In this episode I explore advanced airway management for the medic in an austere or tactical environment using RSI techniques and a difficult airway algorithm adapted for the austere environment.

Direct download: The_Battlefield_Airway.mp3
Category:Trauma -- posted at: 2:46pm EDT

Tranexamic Acid (TXA) for use by the combat medic on the battlefield for the treatment of patients in shock from non-compressible truncal trauma.

Direct download: Dirt_Medicine_Podcast_004_-_Tranexamic_Acid_TXA_-_www.dirtmed.com.m4a
Category:Trauma -- posted at: 11:50am EDT

The critical care management and extended care of a burn injured patient in the combat environment.

Direct download: Dirt_Medicine_Podcast_003_-_Burn_Resuscitation_Part_2_-_www.dirtmed.com.m4a
Category:Trauma -- posted at: 11:39pm EDT

Initial approach to and fluid resuscitation of a burn injured patient in the combat environment. ©Pete Anderson, MD 2011

Direct download: Dirt_Medicine_Podcast_002_-_Burn_Resuscitation_Part_1_-_www.dirtmed.com.m4a
Category:Trauma -- posted at: 10:51pm EDT

How to use Ketamine for sedation in the combat environment. ©Pete Anderson, MD 2011

Direct download: dirtmed001.m4a
Category:Trauma -- posted at: 12:35pm EDT