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Peter Burke, MD

Peter Burke, MD Peter Burke, MD, is chief of trauma surgery at Boston Medical Center and professor of surgery at the Boston University School of Medicine.

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The Return of Tourniquets: Original research evaluates the effectiveness of prehospital tourniquets for civilian penetrating extremity injuries

This article describes the patients who had the prehospital tourniquets applied, examines the appropriateness of tourniquet application and reports on the effectiveness of prehospital tourniquets on multiple patient outcomes.


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