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Stop the Bleed
Adam Ritchotte is lucky to be alive after a butcher shop accident nearly cost him his life.
The rise of prehospital tourniquet use has improved injured patients’ survival and decreased the need for blood transfusions, according to a new study.
National STOP THE BLEED® Day is a call to action designed to provide everyone with easy access to resources to get trained and get equipment.
The dispatcher explained to the caller and another person present how to stop the bleeding until paramedics arrived.
UC Health trained a record number of community members – 4,685 people – in lifesaving "Stop the Bleed" techniques during 2019 with the help of dozens of community police, fire and EMS agencies and other partners.