Implications for the Future of Combat Casualty Care

Research Paper Title Death on the Battlefield (2001-2011): Implications for the Future of Combat Casualty Care. Background Critical evaluation of all aspects of combat casualty care, including mortality, with a special focus on the incidence and causes of potentially preventable deaths among US combat fatalities, is central to identifying gaps in knowledge, training, equipment, and… Read More

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Analysis of Recovered Tourniquets from Casualties

Research Paper Title Analysis of Recovered Tourniquets from Casualties of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn. Background Tourniquet use recently became common in war, but knowledge gaps remain regarding analysis of recovered devices. The purpose of this study was to analyse tourniquets to identify opportunities for improved training. Methods The researchers analysed tourniquets recovered… Read More

Learning Lessons from a Mass Casualty at Seas Incident

Research Paper Title A Dynamic Mass Casualty Incident at Sea: Lessons Learned from the Mavi Marmara. Background Mass casualty incidents (MCIs) represent one of the most difficult prehospital challenges faced by medical personnel. When they occur at sea, this challenge may be further complicated by isolation, distance, vessel structure, number of passengers, and limited evacuation… Read More