Episode 51: Military Pain Medicine for the Civilian Medical Community

Nov 15, 2022, 23:25 PM by ASRA RAPP


Raj Gupta (@dr_rajgupta) joins #ASRAMilitary leaders Sandeep Dhanjal, Stephen Rodriguez, and Erin Tracy, to discuss what civilian acute and chronic pain physicians can learn from the military experience, what the military still needs to learn from the civilian medical community, and how military personnel with chronic pain move between military and civilian systems. Streamed 11/1/2022.


  • Dhanjal ST, Jannace KC, Giordano NA, Highland KB. Application of the Joint Trauma System Clinical Practice Guideline for Pain, Anxiety, and Delirium in a Combat Support Hospital in Iraq. Mil Med. 2020;185(5-6):e573-e578. https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usz455
  • Buckenmaier CC 3rd, Shields CH, Auton AA, et al. Continuous peripheral nerve block in combat casualties receiving low-molecular weight heparin. Br J Anaesth. 2006;97(6):874-877. https://doi.org/10.1093/bja/ael269
  • DOD Instruction 6025.19 Military Readiness Program - click for PDF
  • The Fundamental of Military Readiness - click for PDF



Thanks to The Preps from Philadelphia, PA for the music: “Hindsight" and “Left Behind". The band features Steve Breslin on vocals/guitars, Bryan Schwenk on guitars/vocals, Jeff Frederick on bass, and Eric Schwenk on drums.

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