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Tragedy into drama: an american history of tourniquet use in the current war.

@article{Kragh2013TragedyID,
  title={Tragedy into drama: an american history of tourniquet use in the current war.},
  author={John F. Kragh and Thomas J. Walters and Ted Westmoreland and ROBERT M. Miller and Robert L. Mabry and Russ S. Kotwal and Brandi A Ritter and Douglas C. Hodge and Dominique J. Greydanus and Jeffrey S Cain and Donald S Parsons and Erin P. Edgar and Theodore Harcke and David G. Baer and Michael A. Dubick and Lorne H. Blackbourne and Harold R. Montgomery and John B. Holcomb and Frank K. Butler},
  journal={Journal of special operations medicine : a peer reviewed journal for SOF medical professionals},
  year={2013},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={
          5-25
        }
}
  • J. Kragh, T. Walters, +16 authors F. Butler
  • Published 1 September 2013
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of special operations medicine : a peer reviewed journal for SOF medical professionals
BACKGROUND Although the scientific results of recent tourniquet advances in first aid are well recorded, the process by which tourniquet use advances were made is not. The purpose of the present report is to distill historical aspects of this tourniquet story during the current wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to aid scientists, leaders, and clinicians in the process of development of future improvements in first aid. METHODS The process of how developments of this tourniquet story happened… Expand

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