Tourniquets

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Initiative is the largest standardization of advanced first aid kits ever deployed by a state.

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Blacksburg Volunteer Rescue Squad Partners with Police to Create Rescue Task Force

Establishing trust between agencies is critical to success.

Posted Wednesday, May 7, 2014

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

Authors advocate teaching skills to lay people.

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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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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

Shark Bites Off Arm of Hawaii Visitor

Patient’s right arm was severed below the shoulder.

Posted Friday, August 16, 2013

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Last Bombing Marathon Victim Released from Hospital

Brannock had her left leg amputated above her knee.

Posted Tuesday, June 4, 2013

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Benefit of Tourniquet Highlighted in Boston Explosions

A decade ago its usefulness was controversial.

Posted Thursday, April 18, 2013

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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






 

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