Elementary School Nurses Receive Crisis Training in Boston
…for the first time school nurses are learning battlefield techniques. Dr. David King of Massachusetts General Hospital led the first training in the state, teaching school nurses with the Boston Arch Dioceses how to control hemorrhaging.
‘There was a lot of blood’: Cleveland Officers Save 10-Year-Old Shooting Victim
The kits contain what's known as QuikClot, patches that can help control bleeding quickly. With Officer Heater following the instructions of an officer whose been recently trained in using the kits, he applied the QuikClot. Sgt. Stouges calls Officer Heater's actions "life-saving."
Officers credited with saving lives of 3 men shot in Petersburg on Saturday
The actions of four officers may have saved the lives of three males who were shot in Petersburg Saturday night. The four responding officers administered QuikClot, which helped stop the bleeding. According to Petersburg Police spokesperson Esther Hyatt, QuikClot is believed to have possibly saved the lives of the three individuals
The “SWAT Kit” That’s Saving Lives in Dallas
The difference between life and death often relies on split-second decisions… Officers C. Maddox and J. Tovar of the Dallas Police Department (DPD) know this all too well…. the ability to access their hemorrhage control kit within seconds helped prevent the child from bleeding to death before Dallas Fire-Rescue could arrive, which ultimately saved her life.
Lafayette Police Officers Use Downed Officer Kits in Theater Shooting
Governor Bobby Jindal praised Lafayette Police Chief Jim Craft for ordering lifesaving equipment that you can find inside trauma kits. Police are saying these kits played a major role in the outcome of Thursday night’s shooting.