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Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs)


Clinical Practice Guidelines (CPGs) are the backbone of the JTS Performance Improvement program for combatant command trauma systems. The JTS remains committed to using the highest levels of analytical and statistical analysis in its CPG development process. The CPGs are compiled from DoD Trauma Registry data, health data abstracted from patient records and after action reports. The data are analyzed and distilled into guidelines to remove medical practice variations and save lives. The CPGs are used by military and civilian healthcare providers worldwide and are largely responsible for decreasing case fatality rates.

CPGs are evidence-based and developed with subject matter experts in the military and civilian communities, deployed clinicians, trauma care physicians, surgical consultants, and JTS leaders. The JTS CPG standards and recommendations have found their way into the civilian medical communities. CPGs are freely available for download.

Send suggestions for CPGs and differing viewpoint(s) to: dha.jbsa.healthcare-ops.list.jts-cpg@health.mil.

CPG Training Slides »
The training slides reflect the primary guidance outlined in the JTS CPGs.

CPG by topic

CPG Index file   |  Complete Zip of Current JTS CPGs
Abdominal Injury
Airway
Altitude
Antibiotics and Antifungals
Aural/Acoustic Injury (Hearing Loss)
Blood (Resuscitation)
Burns
Cardiac
CBRN – Chemical Biological Radiological and Nuclear Injury
Chest/Thorax
Cold/Hypothermia
COVID
Documentation
Drowning
Envenomation
Genitourinary
Hemorrhage Control and Adjuncts
Hyperkalemia
Infection Treatment
Neuro/Traumatic Brain Injury
Nursing Care
Nutrition
Ophthalmology
Orthopedic
Pain Control (Analgesia)
Prolonged Casualty Care
Radiology
Respiratory
Surgical Procedures
Tactical Combat Casualty Care Guidelines
Telemedicine
Transport
Unexploded Ordnance (UXO)
Vascular
Venous Thromboembolism
Wound Management
Critical Care Air Transport CPGs
Military Working Dog CPGs (Canine)
CPGs Hosted By JTS

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Last Modified Date: 05/21/2024