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Feature Articles

The following is a collection of articles in full PDF that have been written by the International School of Tactical Medicine faculty and other interesting articles. The school had a 10 year history with the Heckler & Koch International Training Division and we have included these articles as well.

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ISTM Feature Articles



Date: September, 2010
Publication: Tactical Weapons
Title: Needle The Chest
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Tactical Weapons September 2010 Issue

Date: August, 2010
Publication: POLICE Magazine
Title: Field Trauma Care for LEOs
Author: Sydney Vail, M.D., FACS

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
POLICE Magazine August 2010 Issue

Date: February, 2010
Publication: Bulletin - American College of Surgeons
Title: To Serve and Protect: an Interview with a Surgeon-SWAT Cop
Author: Tony Peregrin

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Bulletin - American College of Surgeons

Date: November-December, 2009
Publication: Kommando
Title: SIG 55X STGW90
Author: Andrea Michelli

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Kommando November December 2009 issue

Date: Winter 2009
Publication: Maryland Sheriff
Title: Deputy Gets Schooled in Tactical Medicine
Author: Corporal Jennifer Bailey

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Maryland Sheriff

Date: October, 2009
Publication: Law Enforcement Technology
Title:Medics With Guns
Author: Sara Shreiber

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Law Enforcement Technology October 2009 Issue

Date: September, 2009
Publication: Tactical Weapons
Title: Seal a Sucking Chest Wound
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Tactical Weapons September 2009 Issue

Date: May, 2009
Publication: Tactical Weapons
Title: Life Or Death Medical Alerts
Author: Sydney Vail, MD, FACS

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Tactical Weapons May 2009 Issue

Date: March, 2009
Publication: Tactical Weapons
Title: Extreme Cold Ops Survival
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Tactical Weapons March 2009 Issue

Date: January, 2009
Publication: Tactical Weapons
Title: Get ’Em Breathing — STAT
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Tactical Weapons January 2009 Issue

Date: 2009
Publication: Black Guns
Title: Subgun Supreme
Author: Ken Hackathorn

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Black Guns 2009 Issue

Date: November, 2008
Publication: Tactical Weapons
Title: Hand Armor Advancements
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Tactical Weapons September 2008 Issue

Date: November, 2008
Publication: Kommando
Title: Tactical Medic
Author: Andrea Micheli, Guido Schmidt

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Kommando November 2008 Issue

Date: September, 2008
Publication: Tactical Weapons
Title: Medics Armed and Ready
Author: Chuck Menley

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Tactical Weapons September 2008 Issue

Date: August, 2008
Publication: Police Magazine
Title: Dangerous Decibels
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Police Magazine August 2008 Issue

Date: July, 2008
Publication: Tactical Weapons
Title: Stop the Bleeding!
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Tactical Weapons July 2008 Issue

Date: May, 2008
Publication: SWAT Magazine
Title: An Investment You Can Live With : Tactical Medicine
Author: M. Kevin Johnson

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
SWAT Magazine May 2008 Issue

Date: May, 2008
Publication: Tactical Weapons
Title: Battlefield Ocular Injuries
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Tactical Weapons May 2008 Issue

Date: April, 2008
Publication: RAIDS Italia
Title: International School of Tactical Medicine
Author: Andrea Micheli

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
RAIDS Italia April 2008 Issue

Date: March, 2008
Publication: Tactical Weapons
Title: Blast Injury Treatments
Author: Dan Olesnicky, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Tactical Weapons March 2008 Issue

Date: January, 2008
Publication: Tactical Weapons
Title: CSI of Wound Ballistics
Author: Sydney Vail, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Tactical Weapons January 2008 Issue

Date: November, 2007
Publication: Tactical Weapons
Title: Combat Medical Gear
Author: Dan Olesnicky, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.



 
Tactical Weapons November 2007 Issue

Date: 2007
Publication: Wilderness Medicine
Title: Tactical Medicine and Combat Casualty Care
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D. , Dan Olesnicky, M.D. , Lynn Welling M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.(3MB)
Wilderness Medicine

Date: September, 2007
Publication: Tactical Weapons
Title: Training to Save Lives
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Tactical Weapons September 2007 Issue

Date: July, 2007
Publication: PORAC Law Enforcement News
Title: First Responders Master on Scene Advanced Life Support: First federally approved tactical medicine school trains EMS personnel to render immediate care in unsecured environment
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Cover of PORAC Law Enforcement News

Date: May, 2007
Publication: S.W.A.T. Magazine
Title: International School of Tactical Medicine: The Best Medicine in the Worst Places
Author: Denny Hansen

Article can be found in .PDF format here. 
ISTM Feature Article in SWAT Magazine 

Date: March, 2006
Publication: POLICE Magazine
Title: First Aid, Equipping the Tactical Medic
Authors: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D., Dan Olesnicky, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Police Magazine March 06

Date: August, 2004
Publication: POLICE Magazine
Title: Blood Clotters
Authors: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D. , Dan Olesnicky, M.D. , Sydney Vail, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
POLICE Magazine August 2004 Issue

Date: January, 2004
Publication: S.W.A.T. Magazine
Title: Heckler and Koch's Advanced Tactics and Medicine Course: On the Cutting Edge
Authors: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
SWAT Magazine January 2004 Issue

Date: September, 1999
Publication: Police Magazine
Title: Tactical Emergency Medical Support: Playing a Vital Role in SWAT Operations
Authors: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D., David Tang, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Police Magazine September 1999 Issue

Date: September, 1999
Publication: Police Magazine
Title: Tactical Emergency Medical Support: Now More Than Ever.
Author: William J. Mozzocco Jr.
Title: Realistic Training for TEMS Providers
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Police Magazine September 1999 Issue

Date: January, 1998
Publication: Police Magazine
Title: AIDS and Hepatitis: What are the Risks to Police Officers?
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D., David Tang, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
POLICE Magazine January 1998 Issue

Date: Summer, 1997
Publication: The Tactical Edge
Title: Tactical EMS Training for the 21st Century
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D., David Tang, M.D., Peter A. Carlo

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
The Tactical Edge Summer 1997 Issue

Date: February, 1997
Publication: Police Magazine
Title: Medical Management: K-9 Emergencies
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
POLICE Magazine February 1997 Issue

Date: Winter, 1996
Publication: The Tactical Edge
Title: Medical Management of K-9 Emergencies Part Two
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D., David Tang, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
The Tactical Edge Winter 1996 Issue

Date: October, 1996
Publication: S.W.A.T. Magazine
Title: Challenging State-of-the-Art
Authors: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D., Dale M. Carrison, D.O.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
SWAT Magazine January 2004 Issue

Date: November, 1996
Publication: Police Magazine
Title: The Road to Wellness
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
POLICE Magazine November 1996 Issue

Date: September, 1996
Publication: Police Magazine
Title: DANGER Clandestine Drug Labs
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
POLICE Magazine September 1996 Issue

Date: Summer, 1996
Publication: The Tactical Edge
Title: Scoop and Run vs. Stay and Treat
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D., Peter A. Carlo

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
The Tactical Edge Summer 1996 Issue

Date: April, 1996
Publication: Law and Order
Title: SWAT Medical Teams
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Law and Order April 1996 Issue

Date: February, 1996
Publication: SWAT Magazine
Title: Tactical Emergency Medical Support...
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D., David Tang, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
SWAT Magazine February 1996 Issue

Date: Winter, 1995
Publication: The Tactical Edge
Title: Case Study: HIV and Hepatitis B: Tactical Silent Enemies
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D., David Tang, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
The Tactical Edge Winter 1995 Issue

Date: Fall, 1995
Publication: The Tactical Edge
Title: Medical Management of K-9 Emergencies
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D., David Tang, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
The Tactical Edge Fall 1995 Issue

Date: Winter, 1994
Publication: The Tactical Edge
Title: Case Study: The Moreno Valley Hostage Incident
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D., David Tang, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
The Tactical Edge Winter 1994 Issue

Date: Summer, 1994
Publication: The Tactical Edge
Title: The Medical Aspects of Clandestine Drug Labs
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
The Tactical Edge Summer 1994 Issue

Date: April, 1994
Publication: Annals of Emergency Medicine
Title: Tactical Emergency Medical Services: An Emergerging Subspecialty of Emergency Medicine
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D., R.H. Carmona

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
Annals of Emergency Medicine April 1994 Issue

Date: Spring, 1993
Publication: The Tactical Edge
Title: Profiling and Predicting the Suicidal Subject
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
The Tactical Edge Spring 1993 Issue

Date: Summer, 1993
Publication: The Tactical Edge
Title: Triage and Transport: The Golden Hour Begins
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
The Tactical Edge Summer 1993 Issue

Date: Winter, 1992
Publication: The Tactical Edge
Title: Hypothermia and Frostbite: Considerations in Cold Weather Special Operations
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
The Tactical Edge Winter 1992 Issue

Date: Fall, 1992
Publication: The Tactical Edge
Title: Profiling and Predicting the Violent Suspect
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
The Tactical Edge Fall 1992 Issue

Date: Summer, 1992
Publication: The Tactical Edge
Title: Hyperthermia and Heat Illness: Considerations in Hot Weather Special Operations
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
The Tactical Edge Summer 1992 Issue

Date: Spring, 1992
Publication: The Tactical Edge
Title: Aeromedical Evacuation in the Tactical Environment
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
The Tactical Edge Spring 1992 Issue

Date: Fall, 1991
Publication: The Tactical Edge
Title: Fundamentals of Wound Ballistics
Author: Lawrence Heiskell, M.D.

Article can be found in .PDF format here.
The Tactical Edge Fall 1991 Issue

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