2 Documentation of CareMost casualties injured on the battlefield do not have their initial care documented prior to evacuation.DD form 1380 is an outdated cumbersome form to fill out. Much of the information is unnecessaryElectronic forms are not compatible with the battlefield environment
3 TCCC Casualty CardA new casualty card is available to help document the care for injured Soldiers at the point of wounding. This card is based on the principles of TCCC.This new card addresses the initial lifesaving care provided at the point of wounding. Filled out by whomever is caring for the casualty.Its format is simple, with a circle or “X” in the appropriate block.
5 InstructionsFollow the instruction on the following slides for how to use this form.This casualty card will be found in each Soldiers IFAKUse an indelible marker to fill it outAttach it to the casualty’s beltloop, or place it in their upper left sleeve, or the left trouser cargo pocketInclude as much information as you can
6 New Casualty Card Front Individuals name and allergies should already be filled in. This should be done when placed in IFAK.
7 New Casualty Card Front Add date-time,groupCause of injury, and whether friendly, unknown, or NBC.
8 New Casualty Card Front Mark an “X” at thesite of the injury/ieson body picture.Note burnPercentages onfigure
9 New Casualty Card Front Record casualty’slevel of consciousnessand vital signswith time.A AlertV Responds to verbalP responds to painU Unresponsive
10 New Casualty Card BackRecord airwayinterventions.
11 New Casualty Card BackRecord breathinginterventions.
12 New Casualty Card Back Record bleeding control measures, don’t forget tourniquet time onfront of card.
13 New Casualty Card BackRecord routeof fluid, type,and amount given.
14 New Casualty Card Back Record any drugs given: pain meds, antibiotics, or other.
15 New Casualty Card BackRecord anypertinent notes.
16 New Casualty Card BackSign card.Does not haveto be a medicto sign
17 New Casualty Card Record each specific intervention in each category. If you are not sure what to do, the card will prompt you where to go next.Simply circle the intervention you performed.Explain any action you want clarified in the remarks area.
18 DocumentationYou may not be able to perform all the interventions on the card or that the casualty needs.However, when the medic is available he can add additional treatments to the card.This card can be filled out in less than two minutesIt is important that we document the care given to the casualty.