No Magic Pills

No Magic Pills

Medical Readiness does not occur by happenstance, there are no magic pills or one-stop shop training platforms. I frequently get asked how I prepared for damage control resuscitation and damage control surgery in the austere environment… aka, pre-hospital medicine....
Boyle’s Law in Bubbles!

Boyle’s Law in Bubbles!

As an anesthesia provider, I learned about Boyles Gas Law (P1V1=P2V2). “The absolute pressure exerted by a given mass of an ideal gas is inversely proportional to the volume it occupies if the temperature and amount of gas remain unchanged within a closed system….as...
Re-defining Golden Hour

Re-defining Golden Hour

Redefining golden hour! MTAC’s tagline is getting quite a buzz. So, time to explain… After years of serving in military medicine and teaching at both civilian and military medical and nursing schools, one theme became apparent. We teach our future providers how to...
Oxygen Math! Part Two…

Oxygen Math! Part Two…

But what about cube space? H-cylinders less cube space, but heavier, E-cylinder more cube space, but lighter So now you have to ask yourself, is it reasonable to bring 44 E-cylinders? If not, what is the risk? How much risk are you willing to take? So here are some...