First case report of SAM(r) Junctional tourniquet use in Afghanistan to control inguinal hemorrhage on the battlefield.

@article{Klotz2014FirstCR,
  title={First case report of SAM(r) Junctional tourniquet use in Afghanistan to control inguinal hemorrhage on the battlefield.},
  author={Jeffrey K. Klotz and Maura Leo and Brent L Andersen and Adrien A Nkodo and Gast{\'o}n C Garc{\'i}a and Amanda M Wichern and Michael J. Chambers and Ohmar N Gonzalez and Mason U Pahle and Joshua A Wagner and John B. Robinson and John F Kragh},
  journal={Journal of special operations medicine : a peer reviewed journal for SOF medical professionals},
  year={2014},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={
          1-5
        }
}
Junctional hemorrhage, bleeding that occurs at the junction of the trunk and its appendages, is the most common preventable cause of death from compressible hemorrhage on the battlefield. As of January 2014, four types of junctional tourniquets have been developed and cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Successful use of the Abdominal Aortic Tourniquet (AAT™) and Combat Ready Clamp (CRoC™) has already been reported. We report here the first known prehospital use of the SAM… CONTINUE READING
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