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Chronic Neurological Morbidities and Elevated Hippocampal Calcium Levels in a DFP-Based Rat Model of Gulf War Illness

Kristin F Phillips and Laxmikant S Deshpande.

in Military Medicine

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 3006 words.

Abstract

Over 20 yr have elapsed since the end of the First Gulf War, yet approximately one-third of the veterans exhibit Gulf War Illness (GWI) symptoms,...

Chronic Pulmonary Blastomycosis Mimicking Pulmonary Tuberculosis

Matthew T Koroscil and Andrew Skabelund.

in Military Medicine

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 1204 words.

Abstract

Introduction

Blastomyces dermatitidis is a dimorphic fungus endemic to the Mississippi River...

Ciprofloxacin and Rifampin Dual Antibiotic-Loaded Biopolymer Chitosan Sponge for Bacterial Inhibition

Carlos M Wells, Karen E Beenken, Mark S Smeltzer, Harry S Courtney, Jessica A Jennings and Warren O Haggard.

in Military Medicine

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 6347 words.

Abstract

Complex extremity wounds in Wounded Warriors can become contaminated with microbes, which may cause clinical outcomes resulting in amputation,...

Clinical Impact of Cabin Altitude Restriction Following Aeromedical Evacuation

William P Butler, Lawrence W Steinkraus, Esther E Burlingame, Danny E Smith, Brittany L Fouts, Jennifer L Serres and David S Burch.

in Military Medicine

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 5662 words.

Abstract

Combat medical care relies on aeromedical evacuation (AE). Vital to AE is the validating flight surgeon (VFS) who warrants a patient is “fit to fly.”...

A Cluster of Exertional Rhabdomyolysis Cases in a ROTC Program Engaged in an Extreme Exercise Program

Meghan F Raleigh, John P Barrett, Brent D Jones, Anthony I Beutler, Patricia A Deuster and Francis G O’Connor.

in Military Medicine

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 3833 words.

Abstract

Exertional rhabdomyolysis (ER) is on the rise among service members and high school and college athletes. Reported risk factors for ER include fitness...

Coagulopathy and Mortality in Combat Casualties: Do the Kidneys Play a Role?

Sarah-Ashley E Ferencz, Anders J Davidson, Jeffrey T Howard, Jud C Janak, Jonathan A Sosnov, Kevin K Chung and Ian J Stewart.

in Military Medicine

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 3713 words.

Abstract

Background

Acute traumatic coagulopathy (ATC) is a common condition after traumatic injury and is known to...

Collaboration Needed on Human Performance Optimization for Combat Athletes

Colleen M McBratney and Sarah J de la Motte.

in Military Medicine

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 1731 words.

Combat Helmet Suspension System Stiffness Influences Linear Head Acceleration and White Matter Tissue Strains: Implications for Future Helmet Design

Connor Bradfield, Nicholas Vavalle, Brian DeVincentis, Edna Wong, Quang Luong, Liming Voo and Catherine Carneal.

in Military Medicine

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 5320 words.

Abstract

Combat helmets are expected to protect the warfighter from a variety of blunt, blast, and ballistic threats. Their blunt impact performance is...

Comparison of Intubation Using Personal Protective Equipment and Standard Uniform in Simulated Cadaveric Models

Alex Koo, Ryan Walsh, Tristan Knutson, Scott Young, Karen McGrane, Jason Bothwell and Lindsay Grubish.

in Military Medicine

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 1261 words.

Abstract

Introduction

The use of personal protection equipment (PPE) for patient care can have an impact on the...

Comparison of Two Tourniquets on a Mid-Thigh Model: The Israeli Silicone Stretch and Wrap Tourniquet vs. The Combat Application Tourniquet

CPT Yuval Glick, MAJ Ariel Furer, COL Elon Glassberg, Roni Sharon and MAJ Ran Ankory.

in Military Medicine

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 2980 words.

Abstract

Introduction

Experience from recent conflicts underlines the dramatic impact of effective tourniquet use...

Computational Modeling of Blast Wave Transmission Through Human Ear

Kegan Leckness, Don Nakmali and Rong Z Gan.

in Military Medicine

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 3866 words.

Abstract

Hearing loss has become the most common disability among veterans. Understanding how blast waves propagate through the human ear is a necessary step...

Concerns About Ankle Injury Prophylaxis and Acceptance of the Parachute Ankle Brace Among Jumpmaster Students

Jeffrey D Fogle, Aaron C Jannings, Michael T Gross, Richard A Scheuring and Joshua Crist.

in Military Medicine

May 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 2817 words.

Abstract

Introduction

Several studies have shown that the parachute ankle brace (PAB) is safe, cost-effective, and...

Continuous Veno-Venous Hemofiltration During Intercontinental Aeromedical Evacuation

Ian R Driscoll, Andrew Wallace, Francisco A Rosario, Sarah Hensley, Kirt D Cline and Kevin K Chung.

in Military Medicine

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 2011 words.

Abstract

Overseas contingency operations which occur in areas lacking medical infrastructure pose challenges to the stabilization and transportation of...

Deployment Anxiety Reduction Training: A Pilot Study of Acceptability and Feasibility in Current or Recent Active Duty Service Members

Shannon E McCaslin, Ellen D Herbst, Nicole H Armitage, Isabel Allen, Thomas Neylan, Colleen Becket-Davenport, Gerard Choucroun, Suzanne Best and Sabra S Inslicht.

in Military Medicine

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 6058 words.

Abstract

Objectives

The Deployment Anxiety Reduction Training (DART) is a manualized tool that was developed and...

Development of a Non-invasive Cerebrovascular Status Algorithm to Estimate Cerebral Perfusion Pressure and Intracranial Pressure in a Porcine Model of Focal Brain Injury

Anja Metzger, Jane Mulligan and Greg Grudic.

in Military Medicine

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 3005 words.

Abstract

Background

New tools for diagnosis, monitoring, and treatment of elevated intracranial pressure (ICP) or...

Development of the Warfighter’s Hearing Health Instructional (WHHIP) Primer App

Kelly L Watts, Rebecca Welles and Patrick Zurek.

in Military Medicine

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 4241 words.

Abstract

The Warfighter’s Hearing Health Instructional Primer (WHHIP) is a supplemental tool for military hearing conservation programs (MHCPs) and can be...

Effects on Neurons and Hippocampal Slices by Single and Multiple Primary Blast Pressure Waves From Detonating Spherical Cyclotrimethylenetrinitramine (RDX) Explosive Charges

Thuvan Piehler, Nicole Zander, Rohan Banton, Marquitta Smith, Heather Romine, Richard Benjamin, Kimberly Byrnes, Josh Duckworth and Ben A Bahr.

in Military Medicine

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 4304 words.

Abstract

Threshold shock-impulse levels required to induce cellular injury and cumulative effects upon single and/or multiple exposures are not well...

An Emergency Physician’s Perspective on Army Medicine

Demis N Lipe.

in Military Medicine

May 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 827 words.

Enhanced Multi-Service Markets: An Evolution in Military Health System Governance

Ronald P Hudak, Rebecca Russell and P Paul Toland.

in Military Medicine

July 2018; p ublished online June 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 4652 words.

Abstract

Background

The evolution of governance models for the Military Health System’s (MHS) large hospitals,...

Evaluation of a Novel Wireless Transmission System for Trauma Ultrasound Examinations From Moving Ambulances

Herman Morchel, Chinwe Ogedegbe, William Chaplin, Brianna Cheney, Svetlana Zakharchenko, David Misch, Matthew Schwartz, Joseph Feldman and Sanjeev Kaul.

in Military Medicine

March 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Emergency Medicine; Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery; Military Psychology; Warfare and Defence. 3558 words.

Abstract

Objective

To determine if physicians trained in ultrasound interpretation perceive a difference in image...