Items Tagged ‘Boston bombing’

April 18, 2013

The Return of the Tourniquet

By Logan Lafferty Logan Lafferty (@loganlafferty)

What we learned from war led to lives saved in Boston by Lydia Depillis, The military first started to come around on tourniquets in the 1990s, when special forces in Somalia found that using them correctly saved several lives…Now, tourniquets are gradually making their way back into civilian emergency medicine as well. Mayo Clinic Trauma […]

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Tags: Boston bombing, Dr. Donald Jenkins, Mayo Clinic Trauma Center, National Trauma Institute, New Republic, tourniquet

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