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California Man Saws Both Arms Inside Home Depot

Off-duty firefighter used rope and cloths to make a tourniquet.

Posted Thursday, April 11, 2013

Iraq War 10th Anniversary Highlights EMS Lessons

Lessons from care in battle apply to civilian mass trauma events.

Posted Friday, March 22, 2013

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Rollover Car Crash Almost Costs Driver his Life, Limb

EMS providers’ use of tourniquet saves man’s life and limb.

Posted Friday, September 7, 2012

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Tactical EMS Saved Lives after Giffords Shooting

Learn how Pima County sheriff’s deputies made the difference as initial responders in the Gabrielle Giffords shooting.

Posted Wednesday, May 2, 2012

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Indiana Woman Loses Legs While Shielding Children during Tornado

A deputy applied tourniquets to Stephanie Decker's legs to halt her blood loss.

Posted Tuesday, March 6, 2012

Massachusetts Teen Loses Leg in Train Hopping Accident

Good Samaritan used his shirt as a tourniquet

Posted Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Advanced Directives, Tourniquets, Tasers & Prehospital ETI in Seattle

Read about 2009 studies on prehospital ETI, advanced directives, tourniquets and tasers.

Posted Wednesday, June 3, 2009






 

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