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January 28, 2015
by Chris
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Hemorrhage Control – What Aunt Flow Didn’t Know

Every now and again, this bad recommendation surfaces.  I actually saw this printed in an emergency veterinary book recently which prompted me to finally write this article.  It’s time to bust this myth. I think it was the 2008 SOMA … Continue reading

January 15, 2013
by Chris
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Shedding Some Light on the Subject

Article written by Guest Blogger WillG, a CF Medic with multiple deployments. One of the premier tactical light companies promotes the concept of the “The Tactical Trinity”. They basically mean a weapon light, high intensity/low intensity search light on your … Continue reading

September 24, 2012
by Chris
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The Layer Cake

Article written by Guest Blogger WillG, a CF Medic with multiple deployments. Tactical Medicine is approached in three stages. Each stage’s medical interventions are tailored to the tactical problem, threat level and available equipment. As the tactical situation stabilizes, we … Continue reading