Hemorrhage

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New External Hemorrhage Control Evidence-Based Guideline

Early management of hemorrhage by first responders can mean the difference between life and death.

Posted Thursday, September 25, 2014

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Armed Tactical EMS Team Responds with SWAT in Hot Zones

Medics wear ballistic gear and carry guns.

Posted Thursday, July 10, 2014

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Trauma’s Lethal Triad of Hypothermia, Acidosis & Coagulopathy Create a Deadly Cycle for Trauma Patients

Learn simple steps to treat the “lethal triad” in trauma patients.

Posted Wednesday, April 2, 2014

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City Officials Dispute Coroner’s Findings in Death of San Francisco Crash Victim

Internal hemorrhaging at issue when victim is struck by fire apparatus.

Posted Thursday, January 30, 2014

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The Facts & Details About Different Types of Tourniquets

There are many different devices that are being marketed and sold as tourniquets, and there are a lot of factors to consider when making your selection.

Posted Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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From Battlefields to City Streets

The lessons learned from dealing with horrendous combat wounds have begun to be translated to our daily care of our trauma patients in American EMS systems.

Posted Thursday, November 7, 2013

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Point-of-Care Hemorrhage Control

JEMS Medical Editor Ed Dickinson shares his approach to external hemorrhage control based on his many years of clinical experience in the field and in the ED, evaluation of the medical literature and use of common sense.

Posted Thursday, November 7, 2013

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Stop the Bleeding

Despite major advances in trauma care and medical devices, massive hemorrhage continues to have significant morbidity and mortality. Adequate hemorrhage control must take place in the prehospital environment, and EMS systems must keep pace with changing protocols.

Posted Thursday, November 7, 2013

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Every Red Blood Cell Counts

Controlling compressible hemorrhage is the highest medical priority for improving survival in trauma cases. Now there is a new, simple and effective tool that will transform the way bleeding, particularly difficult-to-control bleeding, is managed in the field: the iTClamp50.

Posted Thursday, November 7, 2013


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