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A&L NET Message Summary - 21 Oct 21


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1. A&L NET


a. ANSWERED: WHERE CAN I FIND MY MEDICAL PROTECTION SYSTEM (MEDPROS) INDIVIDUAL MEDICAL READINESS (IMR) REPORT NOW THAT ARMY KNOWLEDGE ONLINE (AKO) IS GONE? https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1063408

b. RECURRING REMINDER TO LOG ON TO MILSUITE TO RECEIVE A&L NET MESSAGE SUMMARIES. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/community/spaces/al-net

c. STANDARD MEDICAL OPERATING GUIDELINES (SMOG) FOR CRITICAL CARE FLIGHT PARAMEDICS UPDATED APR 21. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1067438

d. USE OF TBI PLASMA BIOMARKERS AFTER POTENTIALLY CONCUSSIVE EVENT-CPG UPDATED 16 AUG 2021 ID90. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1067436

e. WAR WOUNDS DEBRIDEMENT AND IRRIGATION CPG UPDATED 27 SEP 2021 ID31. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1067435

f. ARNG/USAR MEDICAL POSITIONS/JOBS AVAILABLE AS OF 15 OCT 21. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1063527

g. MILPER MESSAGE 21-402, AMENDMENT 2 FY22 DISTRIBUTION CYCLE AMEDD VETERINARY NOMINATIVE COMMANDS, ISSUED: [10/19/2021 9:50:14 AM]. See the message for changes. https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/21-402

h. MILPER MESSAGE 21-400, FISCAL YEAR 2022 (FY22) ACTIVE COMPONENT (AC), LIEUTENANT COLONEL (LTC), MEDICAL CORPS (MC), AND DENTAL CORPS (DC), PROMOTION SELECTION BOARDS (PSB) ZONES OF CONSIDERATION, ISSUED: [10/19/2021 9:39:08 AM]. Subject selection boards will convene on 7 Feb 22 to consider eligible Majors (MAJ) on the Active Duty List (ADL) for promotion to LTC. The boards will recess on or about 18 Feb 22. https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/21-400

i. MILPER MESSAGE 21-399, FISCAL YEAR 2022 (FY22) ACTIVE COMPONENT (AC), LIEUTENANT COLONEL (LTC), ARMY NURSE CORPS (AN), MEDICAL SERVICE CORPS (MS), ARMY MEDICAL SPECIALIST CORPS (SP), AND VETERINARY CORPS (VC), ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT (AMEDD) PROMOTION SELECTION BOARDS (PSB) ZONES OF CONSIDERATION, ISSUED: [10/19/2021 9:27:22 AM]. Subject selection boards will convene on 19 Jan 22 to consider eligible Majors (MAJ) on the Active Duty List (ADL) for promotion to LTC. The boards will recess on or about 26 Jan 22. https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/21-399

j. USAR FY22 HEALTH PROFESSIONS SPECIAL AND INCENTIVE (HPS&I) PAY PLAN POLICY (AMEDD INCENTIVES). At the following link is the U.S. Army Reserve (USAR) Health Professions Special and Incentive (HPS&I) Pay Plan Policy for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022, dated 14 October 2021. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1064048

k. MILPER MESSAGE 21-390, ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR OFFICERS REQUESTING CONSIDERATION TO OPT IN TO THE FY22 MAJ AMEDD PSB, ISSUED: [10/13/2021 3:47:29 PM]. Officers being considered AZ and PZ for promotion are not affected by this message. Officers in the Early Consideration Zone are no longer automatically considered for Below the Zone promotion. Officers who have a date of rank to Major (MAJ) that is later than allowed for PZ consideration are in the Early Consideration Zone and, if they meet eligibility conditions in this message may request early consideration for promotion (i.e., Opt In for promotion consideration). https://www.hrc.army.mil/Milper/21-390

l. THE MEDICAL SOLDIERS' OUTLOOK VOL38 NO2 SUMMER 2021. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1067475

m. THE FUTURE OF COMBAT CASUALTY CARE. The 2018 National Defense Strategy signaled a shift in the global security environment and the nature of the threats that the United States must prepare to face in future combat operations. In contrast to the counterinsurgency or counterterrorism operations of recent years, the strategy prioritized preparations for rapidly executed, large-scale conflict between nations. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1065049

n. ARMY MEDICINE NEWS 20 OCT 21. Key Topics: Army North, Civilian Employees, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Vaccine Refusal, COVID Booster, DOD Vaccine Order, Natural Immunity, Pregnancy and COVID. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1066554

o. ARMY MEDICINE NEWS 19 OCT 21. Key Topics: Mental Health, South Korea, Occupational Injuries, Colin Powell, COVID-19, Havana Syndrome, Toxic Forever Chemicals, Body Composition. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1066489

p. ARMY MEDICINE NEWS 18 OCT 21. Key Topics: BAMC, Suicide, South Korea, Palliative Care, Military Families, Workplace Injury, Burn Pits, MEDCoE, President Biden, COVID Booster, J&J, COVID Antibody Test. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1065121

q. ARMY MEDICINE NEWS 15 OCT 21. Key Topics: EFMB, Pentagon, BAMC, ESB, EIB, Merck, Moderna, Havana Syndrome, J&J, No Surprises Act. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1065047

r. COMBAT MEDIC AID BAG NSNS (VARIOUS OPTIONS) ADDED. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1064599

s. IFAK REFILL KIT NSN ADDED. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1064600

2. Role 4 Definitive Care and Programs

a. COVID-19 CLINICAL OPERATIONS GUIDELINES GROUP 20 OCT 2021. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1066637

b. AMEDD RESILIENCE & BURNOUT PREVENTION ASSESSMENT OPORD (UNCLASSIFIED//FOUO). https://www.milsuite.mil/book/thread/260014

c. COVID-19 CLINICAL OPERATIONS GUIDELINES GROUP 18 OCT 2021. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1065612

d. FORCE HEALTH PROTECTION GUIDANCE (FHP) (SUPPLEMENT 23) REVISION 1 - DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GUIDANCE FOR CORONAVIRUS DISEASE 2019 VACCINATION ATTESTATION, SCREENING TESTING, AND VACCINATION VERIFICATION, 18 OCT 21. This memorandum rescinds and replaces FHP (Supplement 23) dated 7 Sep 21, and provides updated guidance for implementing additional force health protection and workplace safety measures directed by the White House Safer Federal Workforce Task Force to reduce the transmission of the virus that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Included in this FHP guidance: https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1066196

3. CMS and MSTCs

a. ARTICLE: WHERE DO ANECDOTES FIT INTO EVIDENCED BASED MEDICINE? The internet and social media forums of which have become our greatest ally have begun to transform into an equally great adversary. This system seems to be designed and masterfully perfected to allow for experts and novices alike to come together and discuss controversial topics, while promoting growth, research, and self-reflection. It appears there is a split and factions of groupthink and staunch supporters of one camp or another are building walls. https://nextgencombatmedic.com/2020/04/28/where-do-anecdotes-fit-into-evidenced-based-medicine/

b. LIFE AND LIMB IN-FLIGHT SURGICAL INTERVENTION, AUSTERE SURGICAL TEAM MANAGEMENT OF UNUSUAL TROPICAL DISEASE, CASE SERIES ON 2G TXA FLUSH FROM THE JOURNAL OF SPECIAL OPERATIONS MEDICINE PODCAST WINTER 2020. In this episode of the JSOM Podcast, Alex and Josh discuss the articles "Life and Limb In-Flight Surgical Intervention: Fifteen Years of Experience by Joint Medical Augmentation Unit Surgical Resuscitation Teams" and "Austere Surgical Team Management of an Unusual Tropical Disease: A Case Study in East Africa". Guest reviewer medic SGT Greg Spencer reviews "An Analysis and Comparison of Prehospital Trauma Care Provided by Medical Officers and Medics on the Battlefield". Finally, Alex and Josh review "Case Series on 2g Tranexamic Acid Flush From the 75th Ranger Regiment Casualty Database" with author MSG Simon Gonzalez. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1067530

c. QUESTION ADDED: WHAT RESOURCES ARE AVAILABLE FOR LEARNING EFFECTIVE MEDICINE THAT CAN BE CONDUCTED WHILE IN A SURVIVAL/SERE TYPE ENVIRONMENT? Please provide feedback or answers at https://www.milsuite.mil/book/thread/259766

d. MEDIC Tables Site Code Application Resources ADDED. https://www.milsuite.mil/book/docs/DOC-1067439

Please share this message with anyone seeking updates to stay current with medicine, casualty response and prevention, lessons learned, case studies, etc. It's time to rapidly and effectively increase transparency and communication to the lowest level to ensure we all have a common operating picture of medical operations. Messages will be sent on a weekly basis pending content and availability. Thanks for your time and support.

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