How to Avoid and Deal with Injuries During a Boot Camp Workout

Boot camps are a great way for you to improve your strength endurance, as well as your ability to handle strenuous physical tasks. Even if you are not a member of the armed forces and consider yourself a casual fitness buff, boot camps still offer immense opportunities to keep your body firm and active. That… Read More

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Military Medical Care Responses for the Future Multi-Domain Battlefield

Research Paper Title The new reckoning: The Combat Casualty Care Research Programme responds to real and present challenges in military operational projections. Abstract This issue of the Journal of Trauma and Acute Care Surgery features topics from the 2017 Military Health System Research Symposium and starts a second decade of partnership between the Combat Casualty… Read More

How to Deal With Serious Obstacle Course Injuries

If you have been through intense obstacle course racing (OCR) training for quite some time now, you may have experienced several niggles or minor injuries here and there. Nothing a tab of Tylenol won’t fix! But you will have to admit that there are certain injuries that require more than just good old-fashioned painkillers. Sure… Read More

What are the Predictors of Postdeployment Prescription Opioid Receipt & Long-term Prescription Opioid Utilisation Among Army Active Duty Soldiers?

Research Paper Title Predictors of Postdeployment Prescription Opioid Receipt and Long-term Prescription Opioid Utilization Among Army Active Duty Soldiers. Background Little is known about long-term prescription opioid utilisation in the Military Health System. The objectives of this study were to examine predictors of any prescription opioid receipt, and predictors of long-term opioid utilisation among active… Read More

Is Tourniquet Use Associated with Limb Loss following Military Lower Extremity Arterial Trauma?

Research Paper Title Tourniquet use is not associated with limb loss following military lower extremity arterial trauma. Background The effect of battlefield extremity tourniquet (TK) use on limb salvage and long-term complications following vascular repair is unknown. This study explores the influence of TK use on limb outcomes in military lower extremity arterial injury. Methods… Read More

Recognising Common Hand & Wrist Injuries

When it comes to the military, even minor injuries to the hands and arm can have alarming consequences on a soldier’s ability to train and serve. When the dominant hand is negatively impacted by an injury, forget about it. Whether you are at boot camp or training for one, don’t miss this quick guide to… Read More

(UK) Military Family Children & the Impact of PTSD

Research Paper Title Exploring the impact of parental post-traumatic stress disorder on military family children: A review of the literature. Background The number of UK service personnel who have a diagnosis of PTSD is unclear, but there has been a recent increase in referrals to services for PTSD symptomology. It is imperative to understand the… Read More