Derek Sarney

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Toes-To-Bar

157<p>SHARES<p>Every box seems to have that one guy, Toes-to-Bar Man. If he were a super villain, his power would be to effortlessly connect his feet to a …

Tactical Emergency Casualty Care Courses Focus on the Basics in High-Threat Environments

Active shooters aren’t uncommon, and civil unrest these days is just a viral video away. We all know we may be called upon to function in high-threat …

Emergency Medicine

Officer Down!

As other firefighters bring a long backboard, you perform a rapid trauma assessment of the neck, chest, abdomen, pelvis, and upper and lower …

Self Defense

New technology will link night vision and rifle scope

The Army is closing in on wireless technology that will connect an infrared image from a rifle scope camera into the view of a soldier's night vision …

Tension Pneumothorax

<b>EMS Reference editor's note:</b> This article is co-authored by Samuel Chu, BSE, NREMT-P, L. Michael Bowen, NREMT-P, and Katie Lyman, PhD, ATC, NREMT, …

San Antonio

How to Care For Wounds When the Medical System Has Collapsed

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A (nother) fantastic save! (long, a bit technical, surprise ending)

First of all, it’s fantastic to see James Hinchcliffe on the mend. As the story developed, we slowly were made aware of just how bad things had …

Prepping Medical Equipment To Save Lives

Wash. Providers Training for Active Shooter Response

In observation of National EMS Week, AMR is training thousands of people across the country in compression-only CPR.<p>A standardized assessment tool …

News

July 2, 2018<p>A demanding 17-year-old who refused to exit a vehicle until his mother arrived ended up getting a shocking lesson in why you should act...<p>…

Kansas City

Trauma kits help police control severe bleeding, saving lives

When Prince George’s police officer Michael Risher arrived at the house on Cherry Hill Road in Beltsville last summer, he found a woman hiding in the basement with her child. Her boyfriend had just stabbed her, he said, and she was bleeding to death.<p>As the woman pleaded for help, Risher decided he …

4 keys to creating a UOF 'training day' for civilians

How many times have you as a law enforcement officer said to yourself or a colleague, “If only the public, the press, and the politicians really …

Policing

The Battlefield – Good Medicine in Bad Places - Mar. 2011

A 17-year-old invented an ingenious way to instantly stop bleeding

(Suneris)<p>Imagine this: You're gushing blood. Nothing seems to make it stop. Then you apply a gel to your wound, and the bleeding stops within …

cagmain.com

The Boston Bombing Review: What Went Right and Wrong?

<b>The Attack and Initial Response</b><p>The Tsarnaevs planted two IEDs that exploded 13 seconds and 180 yards apart. These killed three people and injured 264 …

Boston Marathon Bombing

Journal of Special Operations Medicine

ABSTRACT:<br>Role of the Windlass in Improvised Tourniquet Use on a Manikin Hemorrhage Mode. Read more > …

A multi-institutional analysis of prehospital tourniquet use

BACKGROUND: Recent military studies demonstrated an association between prehospital tourniquet use and increased survival. The benefits of this …

welcome - Journal of Emergency Medical Services

welcome - Journal of Emergency Medical Services