Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook - Department of Defense

Special Operations Forces Medical Handbook

By Department of Defense

  • Release Date: 2016-08-06
  • Genre: Medical


This illustrated manual includes the following chapters: 

Part 1: Operational Issues 
Operational Issues: Care Under Fire 
Operational Issues: Hospital Survey 
Operational Issues: General Medical Site Survey Checklist 
Operational Issues: Site Survey, Veterinary Annex 
Operational Issues: Pararescue Primary Medical Kit Packing List 
Operational Issues: USAF SOF Trauma Ruck Pack List 
Operational Issues: USAF SOF Trauma Vest Pack List 
Operational Issues: Suggested M5 Packing List 
Operational Issues: Naval Special Warfare Combat Trauma AMAL 
Operational Issues: Patient Considerations 
Operational Issues: 9 Line MEDEVAC Request 
Operational Issues: Helicopter Landing Sites 
Operational Issues: CASEVAC with Fixed Winged Aircraft 
Operational Issues: Air Evacuation Phone List 

Part 2: Clinical Process 
Clinical Process: Medical History and Physical Examination 

Part 3: General Symptoms 
Symptom: Acute Abdominal Pain 
Symptom: Anxiety 
Symptom: Back Pain, Low 
Symptom: Breast Problems: Mastitis 
Symptom: Breast Problems: Breast Abscess Incision and Drainage Procedure 
Symptom: Chest Pain 
Symptom: Constipation 
Symptom: Cough 
Symptom: Depression and Mania 
Symptom: Acute Diarrhea 
Symptom: Dizziness 
Symptoms: ENT Problems 
Symptoms: Eye Problems: Acute Vision Loss without Trauma 
Symptom: Eye Problems: Acute Red Eye Without Trauma 
Symptom: Eye Problems: Orbital or Periorbital Inflammation 
Symptom: Eye Problems: Eye Injury 
Symptom: Fatigue 
Symptom: Fever 
Symptom: GYN Problems: Female Pelvic Examination 
Symptom: GYN Problems: Abnormal Uterine Bleeding 
Symptom: GYN Problems: Pelvic Pain, Acute 
Symptom: GYN Problems: Pelvic Pain, Chronic 
Symptom: GYN Problems: Vaginitis 
Symptom: GYN Problems: Bacterial Vaginosis 
Symptom: GYN Problems: Candida Vaginitis/Vulvitis 
Symptom: GYN Problems: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease 
Symptom: GYN Problems: Bartholin’s Gland Cyst/Abscess 
Symptom: Headache 
Symptom: Jaundice 
Symptom: Joint Pain 
Symptom: Joint Pain: Shoulder Pain 
Symptom: Joint Pain: Hip Pain 
Symptom: Joint Pain: Knee Pain 
Symptom: Joint Pain: Ankle Pain 
Symptom: Male Genital Problems: Genital Inflammation 
Symptom: Male Genital Problems: Testis/Scrotal Mass 
Symptom: Male Genital Problems: Prostatitis 
Symptom: Male Genital Problems: Testis Torsion 
Symptom: Male Genital Problems: Epididymitis 
Symptom: Memory Loss 
Symptom: OB Problems: Pregnancy 
Symptom: OB Problems: Vaginal Delivery 
Symptom: OB Problems: Preterm Labor (PTL) 
Symptom: OB Problems: Relief of Shoulder Dystocia 
Symptom: OB Problems: Breech Delivery 
Symptom: OB Problems: Cesarean Section 
Symptom: OB Problems: Episiotomy and Repair 
Symptom: OB Problems: Preeclampsia/Eclampsia 
Symptom: Palpitations 
Symptom: Rash and Itching Rash with a Fever 
Symptom: Shortness of Breath (Dyspnea) 
Symptom: Syncope (Fainting) 

Part 4: Organ Systems 
Chapter 1: Cardiac/Circulatory Cardiac: 
Chapter 2: Blood 
Chapter 3: Respiratory 
Chapter 4: Endocrine Endocrine: Adrenal Insufficiency 
Chapter 5: Neurologic 
Chapter 6: Skin 
Chapter 7: Gastrointestinal (GI) 
Chapter 8: Genitourinar 

Part 5: Specialty Areas 
Chapter 9 Podiatry 
Chapter 10: Dentistry 
Chapter 11: Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) 
Chapter 12: Zoonotic Diseases 
Chapter 13: Infectious Diseases (ID) 
Chapter 14: Preventive Medicine 
Chapter 15: Veterinary Medicine 
Chapter 16: Human Nutritional Deficiencies 
Chapter 17: Toxicology 
Chapter 18: Mental Health 
Chapter 19: Anesthesia 

Part 6: Operational Environments 
Chapter 20: Dive Medicine 
Chapter 21: Aerospace Medicine 
Chapter 22: High Altitude Illnesses 
Chapter 23: Cold Illnesses and Injuries 
Chapter 24: Heat-Related Illnesses 
Chapter 25: Chemical, Biological, and Radiation (CBR) Injuries 
Chapter 26: CBR: Biological Warfare 
Chapter 27: CBR: Radiation Injury 

Part 7: Trauma 
Chapter 28 Trauma Assessment 
Chapter 29: Human and Animal Bites 
Chapter 30: Shock 
Chapter 31: Burns, Blast, Lightning, & Electrical Injuries 
... and more.