Operational Medicine Medical Education and Training

Textbooks and Manuals

General Operational Medicine

Immediate Care of the Wounded
Operational Medicine 2001
Operational Medicine Enhanced Version
US Navy General Medical Officer Manual

Shipboard Medicine

Fleet Medicine Pocket Reference 2001
The Ship's Medicine Chest and Medical Aid at Sea
Hospital Corpsman Sick Call Screener's Handbook
Advancement Handbook for Hospital Corpsmen
US Navy Shipboard Pest Control Manual
US Navy Dive Manual (2008)

Aviation Medicine

US Naval Flight Surgeons Manual
The Naval Flight Surgeon's Pocket Reference to Aircraft Mishap Investigation

Field Medicine

US Marine Corps Field Medical Service School Student Manual

First Aid

US Navy Standard First Aid Course

Special Operations

AFSOC EMT Intermediate/Paramedic Treatment Protocols
Pararescue Medication and Procedure Handbook

Weapons of Mass Destruction

Medical Management of Chemical Casualties Handbook
Medical Management of Biological Casualties Handbook

Medical Management of Radiological Casualties Handbook
Medical NBC Battlebook

Non-Lethal Weapons

Non-Lethal Weapons
Prevention and Medical Management of Laser Injuries

Environmental Extremes

Medical Aspects of Cold Weather Operations
Heat Stress Control and Heat Casualty Management
Medical Problems in High Mountain Environments

Lessons Learned

Medical Lessons Learned: Naval Operational Medicine Instititue (.mil and .gov only)

The Textbooks of Military Medicine

  • War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq, a Series of Cases, 2003-2007 (2008)

  • Blast Injury: Translating Research into Operational Medicine (2008)

  • Medical Aspects of Biological Warfare (2007)

  • Recruit Medicine (2006)

  • Military Preventive Medicine: Mobilization and Deployment, Vol 2 (2005)

  • Military Medical Ethics Vol. 1 (2003) and Vol. 2 (2003)

  • Military Preventive Medicine: Mobilization and Deployment, Vol 1 (2003)

  • Ophthalmic Care of the Combat Casualty (2003)

  • Medical Aspects of Harsh Environments, Vol 1 (2002)

  • Medical Aspects of Harsh Environments, Vol 2 (2002)

  • Rehabilitation of the Injured Combatant, Vol 1 (1998)

  • Rehabilitation of the Injured Combatant, Vol 2 (1999)

  • Medical Aspects of Chemical and Biological Warfare (1997)

  • Anesthesia and Perioperative Care of the Combat Casualty (1995)

  • War Psychiatry (1995)

  • Military Psychiatry: Preparing in Peace for War (1994)

  • Military Dermatology (1994)

  • Occupational Health: The Soldier and the Industrial Base (1993)

  • Conventional Warfare: Ballistic, Blast, and Burn Injuries (1991)

  • Medical Consequences of Nuclear Warfare (1989)

  • Emergency War Surgery - 3rd Edition

Operational Safety

US Army/US Marine Corps Field Hygiene and Sanitation
US Army Combat Skills of the Soldier

Survival, Evasion and Recovery


Nutrition for Health and Performance, 2001

Combat Stress

US Marine Corps Combat Stress
US Army Leaders' Manual for Combat Stress Control

Preventive Medicine

Malaria Prevention and Control
Personal Protective Measures Against Insects and Other Arthropods of Military Significance

Women's Healthcare

Military Obstetrics & Gynecology
Operational Obstetrics & Gynecology
Surgical Emergencies in Obstetrics & Gynecology

Humanitarian Assistance

HA Multiservice Procedures for Humanitarian Assistance Operations

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