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JTS Mission

The mission of the Joint Trauma System (JTS) is to improve trauma readiness and outcomes through evidence-driven performance improvement. The JTS vision is that every Soldier, Sailor, Airman and Marine injured on the battlefield or in any theater of operations will be provided with the optimum chance for survival and maximum potential for functional recovery.

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Performance Improvement

JTS supports US military performance improvement (PI) initiatives and activities by identifying, tracking and making recommendations on efforts to ensure the appropriate evaluation and treatment of injured Service members across the continuum of care, improve medic training and ensure medical readiness.

Naval Weapons Station Trauma
Trauma Registry

The DoDTR is the first and only DoD trauma patient registry to collect combat casualty care epidemiology, treatments and outcomes from point of injury to recovery. The DoDTR contains identified information taken from medical records, expert clinical inference, scoring and coding schematics, probability determination and PI data.

Army Medical Field Training
JTS Operations

As the DoD Center of Excellence for MHS trauma care delivery, JTS directly assists each Combatant Command in trauma system planning, treatment, management, and improvement of casualty outcomes to include battle injuries, disease non-battle injuries and all-hazard settings through evidence-driven performance improvement.

Knowledge is Power

Tune into the JTS Combat Casualty Care Conference every Thursday and learn lifesaving trauma care guidance and techniques. Upcoming topics are featured in the below flyers.  Click here to join the conference.

May 23 CCCC Airway Presentation
May 30 CCCC CBRN Presenatation

New Genitourinary Injury CPG adds ureteral trauma section and updates urologic trauma and renal trauma algorithms.

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Click here to read the CPG

New Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism CPG offers recommendations for special populations.

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The new Altitude Emergencies in the Prehospital Setting covers the three types of altitude illness:

  • Acute mountain sickness
  • High-altitude cerebral edema
  • High-altitude pulmonary edema

DoD Trauma Registry
Data in Action

Discover how DoD Trauma Registry (DoDTR) data saves lives on and off the battlefield through innovative techniques, devices, and medical interventions. Check out journal studies authored by data analysts, epidemiologists and prominent combat casualty surgeons and trauma care providers. The studies are based on actionable DoDTR data to improve patient care and close gaps in care. Titles include:

  • Interventions associated with survival after prehospital intubation in the deployed combat setting, The American Journal of Emergency Medicine May 2024.
  • An assessment of clinical accuracy of vital sign–based triage tools among U.S. and coalition forces, Military Medicine, 2024.
  • Traumatic lower extremity amputation as a risk factor for venous thromboembolism, The American Journal of Surgery, Feb 2024.
  • Analysis of the U.S. Military trauma system in accordance with doctrinal levels of warfare, Military Medicine, Feb 2023.

Emergency War Surgery
Course Lectures

Check out the Emergency War Surgery Course lectures, the presentations based off the evidence-based JTS clinical practice guidelines.