Management of Junctional Hemorrhage in Tactical Combat Casualty Care: TCCC Guidelines?Proposed Change 13-03.

@article{Kotwal2013ManagementOJ,
  title={Management of Junctional Hemorrhage in Tactical Combat Casualty Care: TCCC Guidelines?Proposed Change 13-03.},
  author={Russ S. Kotwal and Frank K. Butler and Kirby R. Gross and Bijan Shams Kheirabadi and David G. Baer and Michael A. Dubick and Todd E. Rasmussen and Michael D Weber and Jeffrey A. Bailey},
  journal={Journal of special operations medicine : a peer reviewed journal for SOF medical professionals},
  year={2013},
  volume={13 4},
  pages={
          85-93
        }
}
The vast majority of combat casualties who die from their injuries do so prior to reaching a medical treatment facility. Although most of these deaths result from nonsurvivable injuries, efforts to mitigate combat deaths can still be directed toward primary prevention through modification of techniques, tactics, and procedures and secondary prevention through improvement and use of personal protective equipment. For deaths that result from potentially survivable injuries, mitigation efforts… CONTINUE READING

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