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A New Tool in the Box

Tourniquets are a valuable, life-saving tool, and providers should be well-versed in their use to control bleeding and prevent hypoxia. However, they do prevent blood flow to areas distal to the tourniquet application, which can in turn induce stagnant hypoxia. Jason Clark reports on the first in-the-field use of the iTClamp, a new device designed to control bleeding but still allow blood flow to distal areas.

Posted Thursday, November 7, 2013

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Several Studies Point Out Harm in Hyperoxia

How much oxygen is too much for your patient?

Posted Thursday, June 30, 2011


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