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Philadelphia Police Use Newly-Issued Tourniquets to Save Lives

Police official stresses the department is not trying to replace EMTs.

Posted Thursday, January 9, 2014

Journal of American Physicians and Surgeons Advocates Teaching Hemorrhage and Airway Control to Bystanders

Authors advocate teaching skills to lay people.

Posted Thursday, December 12, 2013

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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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Benefit of Tourniquet Highlighted in Boston Explosions

A decade ago its usefulness was controversial.

Posted Thursday, April 18, 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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S. Ind. Mom Who Lost Legs in Storms Rehabbing Well

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

Posted Thursday, March 22, 2012

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Civilian EMS Should Consider Tourniquets

Recommendations for adoption and use of tourniquets by civilian EMS and emergency departments.

Posted Saturday, February 25, 2012


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