“IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, DO SOMETHING!”

“The most significant preventable cause of death in the prehospital environment is external hemorrhage.” 

The following article was reprinted here with permission from the Chairman of The Hartford Consensus, Lenworth M. Jacobs, MD, MPH, Dsc(Hon), FWACS(Hon), FACS

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​”Combat Gauze and CAT are Safe and Effective”

Screenshot_20171004-143008CAT​QuikClot combat gauze and CAT [Combat Application Tourniquets] are safe and effective adjuncts for hemorrhage control in the rural civilian trauma across awide range of injury patterns. In a rural civilian population including women, children, and elderly patients with medical comorbidities, these devices are associated with minimal Continue reading ​”Combat Gauze and CAT are Safe and Effective”

Reblog – Buyer beware: Selecting Your Everyday Carry Tourniquet

The following article is a review of the current research and history of use of the varying types of tourniquets. It will help explain to the reader why the Committee on Tactical Combat Casualty Care has recommended certain tourniquets over others.  Continue reading Reblog – Buyer beware: Selecting Your Everyday Carry Tourniquet

Adam Hartswick Double Amputee IED Dustoff Video

Adam wants to make sure this video lives on to inspire and educate. It is the least we can do to host the video of his incident here where it can’t be taken down by subjective community standards. It his his story to tell in order to heal and educate.  You don”t like this? Go elsewhere and do not watch this video. War is not pretty. Continue reading Adam Hartswick Double Amputee IED Dustoff Video