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13 Mar By Ellen Crown, U.S. Army Medical Materiel Agency Public Affairs The TCCC card, officially known as DD Form , is a single-use, rendered at the point of injury through tactical field care and pre-hospital evacuation. H General a. The US Field Medical Card (DD Form. ) (AR ) is used to record data similar to that recorded by the inpatient treatment record. 20 Jan revised from DD Form , U.S. Field Medical Card, December The DD Form , TCCC card, will serve as the record of trauma care.

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Seventh Edition — Military Version. Upgrades included in the revised TCCC card include:. There is a need to have a form that is acceptable to and used by all services in the DoD. Army Institute vard Surgical Research and approved for unlimited public release as of 30 April On the battlefield the TCCC is fastened to an injured soldier’s uniform or body.

It was noted at the conference that, in many instances, the first responders providing care were not medical personnel. Its use is intended for members of the general public, news media and Army Medical Df beneficiaries.

This recommendation is intended to be a guideline only and is not a substitute for clinical judgment. One was the DoD paper form Following the medcal, several proposed modifications to the new TCCC Casualty Card were incorporated into the new card.

Saving Lives on the Battlefield: The tools are there; we need to have our combat leadership ensure that they are used. Arch Surg ; Powered by Mobius Knowledge Services.


Initiating a Field Medical Card

Future efforts to leverage technology and develop electronic methods of capturing prehospital medical care fprm be encouraged and funded. It was subsequently circulated to all members of the JTS and the CoTCCC and their suggestions for improvements were incorporated into the working draft.

If fidld want a picture to show with your comment, go get a Gravatar. Abstract Optimizing trauma care delivery is paramount to saving lives on the battlefield.

Mddical the previous TCCC casualty card was designated as an approved Army form, the other services did not follow the lead of the Army on this issue. This card was identified by the working group as an immediate, cost-effective, and easily-fielded interim solution. Using this rield, the Ranger Regiment had effectively documented the care provided to almost all of the approximately battle injury and non-battle injury casualties they had sustained in Iraq and Afghanistan at the time of the conference.

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The TCCC casualty card was used successfully by the Ranger Regiment to create the Ranger Prehospital Trauma Registry, which is the single best unit-based trauma registry to emerge from the conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq and which enabled the most comprehensive study on prehospital care rendered in a combat unit to emerge from these conflicts. Some teleconference participants also requested that a format for the card be considered that had all of the information that would be filled out by a non-medical combatant on one side of the card and the sections that would typically be filled out by a medic, corpsman, or PJ on the reverse side of the card.


This Web site provides an introduction to the U. Battlefield Trauma Care Then and Now: Tracking prehospital care documentation is a top priority for the Joint Trauma System.

However, in Januarythe Navy Printing Office agreed to support the Army by printing and providing the cards for about 17 cents each — about 5 percent of the commercial rate. Friday, November 9, On the “Naval Forms Online” website, click on the “forms” tab and then click on “keyword search.

Click on the “brown warehouse box” next to the quantity desired to connect to the “checkout” window and complete the transaction. The TCCC card serves as a record fiel trauma care rendered at the point of injury through tactical field care and pre-hospital evacuation.

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Forward this information with the casualty to the next level of care. Tactical Combat Casualty Care Sd based casualty cards, TCCC after action reports, and unit-based prehospital trauma registries need to be implemented globally and linked to the DoD Trauma Registry in a seamless manner that will optimize prehospital trauma care delivery.

Considerations for Further Research. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command. USAMMA is a life-cycle management command with a mission is to develop, tailor, deliver and sustain medical materiel capabilities and data in support of readiness and healthcare operations globally.

Three possible choices for battlefield trauma care documentation were reviewed at the conference.