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Compressing the Zones of Care

The Hartford Consensus recommends that an integrated active shooter response should include the critical actions contained in the acronym THREAT: • Threat suppression • Hemorrhage control • Rapid Extrication to safety • Assessment by medical providers • Transport to definitive care A key component of the Hartford Consensus is this: In the immediate aftermath of … Read more

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Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care

Addressing preventable death remains the holy grail of trauma care. Be it the ‘Golden Hour’ or the ‘Platinum Ten Minutes,’ all trauma guidelines and training in some way are designed with the goal in mind of preventing the death of otherwise survivable victims. Prior to 1996, US military combat medics were trained to treat the … Read more

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Tactical Medical Training

Owning a CoTCCC approved tourniquet doesn’t mean anything without the proper training. The tourniquet is just a tool, the real lifesaver is the trained person who can apply it quickly and correctly. “A true layperson tourniquet has yet to be designed. Recent research point out that today’s commercial tourniquets, in the hands of untrained users, … Read more

Stop The Bleed

Launched in October of 2015 by the White House, Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and a call to action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. No matter how rapid the … Read more