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Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly

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InfraScan at Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly

The InfraScan "Handheld Brain Diagnostics" device on display - and being demonstrated in real time - today at SOMA 2016. Dr. Baruch Ben Dor, President of Philadelphia-based InfraScan, was on-hand to show how a "brain bleed" can be first detected in the field or other initial care setting. Photo William Atkinson

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Precision Medical at Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly

The Precision Medical Device, LLC, "Digit Tourniquet" on display at SOMA 2016 in Charlotte, N.C. A small item, but certainly an advancement in initial emergency care for individuals with finger or toe traumatic injuries. Photo William Atkinson

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RevMedx XSTAT at Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly

A demonstration of the XSTAT 30 from RevMedx, which drew special operations and tactical medics today at SOMA 2016. Photo William Atkinson

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Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly

K-9 care and trauma were hot discussion points at the 2016 Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly. Photo William Atkinson

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Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly

K-9 care and trauma were hot discussion points at the 2016 Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly. Photo William Atkinson

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Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly

A number of vendors offering tactical gear and medical supplies are on hand for the 2016 Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly. Photo William Atkinson

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Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly

JEMS is in Charlotte, N.C., for the Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly (SOMSA), which brings together a unique blend of professionals of prehospital, tactical, wilderness, austere, disaster and deployed medicine. Photo William Atkinson

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Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly

Tactical tools and response equipment have a major presence on the show floor of the 2016 Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly. Photo William Atkinson

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Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly

Tactical tools and response equipment have a major presence on the show floor of the 2016 Special Operations Medical Association Scientific Assembly. Photo William Atkinson