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TOURNIQUETS – HOW MANY DO YOU NEED TO STOP THE BLEED?

The torniquet is back with a vengeance. Taken back in from the cold by the armed forces, it’s also worked its way back into civilian pre-hospital medicine. Its comeback has come with the war in the Middle East. The increasing … Continue reading

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TOURNIQET, TOURNIQUET, TURNIKE…

How do you spell that? Does it save lives? I’m not sure but it is coming back in a big way. Prior research discrediting the tourniquet was based on badly placed or badly designed cuffs that caused injuries or resulted … Continue reading

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