Monday morning medical randomness. The section features basic classes, stories and information about common medical issues war fighters face.
Just a few more days and I am back on track…Since I have not been able to regularly post here and since I am using this article for the final class that I have to ‘teach,’ the following is a re-post from almost a year ago… Looking back, I don’t think
Burns: Lessons Learned from Long Term Care
I hate burns, always have. They hurt and it is difficult to get relief when treating them. As a former Special Forces Medic (18D) who still occasionally teaches Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC), I don’t know many medics/corpsmen or anyone else really who likes to
Social Networking and Blood Transfusions.
From the RAMC Muniment Collection in the care of the Wellcome Library. Credit: Wellcome Library, London. Image obtained from: https://nyamcenterforhistory.org/2014/06/13/history-of-blood-transfusions/ One of the more interesting things about starting this project has been
A Vaccination Series: Typhoid Fever
Typhoid Mary, image obtained from: https://canadianfoodsafetytraining.com/2018/04/11/11075/ One week turns into two or even a month so quick…family visits, kids back to school, lacrosse tournaments, a very busy wife, my real job, oh and a small electrical fire. No kidding,
A Vaccination Series: Yellow Fever
Everyone generally knows why we get vaccines but how much do we really know about the diseases / viruses that we are getting them for? The roots for this series of posts goes back to all of those shots we received in basic training and I think can provide perspective and
Monday Morning Medical: Blown Ear Drum
Morning eh…there were lots of questions on the home school front today…I don’t know how common blown ear drums are for everyday folks, but I imagine it happens more often in our line of work than others. (I say our line of work with the full acknowledgement that I have not