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UPDATE: Three Shot at the Odeon at the East Bank Flats

December 20, 2015

..."Two young men from last night owe their lives to those police officers. That's what the ER docs told us," said Steve Loomis, president of the Cleveland Police Patrolmen's Association.

As of Friday, every officer in Cleveland has gone through a one-day course put together by Emergency Room trauma surgeons to learn how to use new first aid kits that include Tourniquets and a product called QuikClot.

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Tactical paramedics saved lives in Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooting

December 05, 2015

….instead of guns, they (Tactical Response Paramedics) go in armed with medical supplies. “The leg bag consists of our tourniquets, combat gauze and some BLS type airways,” Chuck Long said.  When there’s a hostile situation or a situation where somebody is critically injured and bleeding heavily one of the biggest things that we do is be able to stop that bleeding,” Lt. Kurt Dennison said. “We trust each other 100 percent.” Their heroic actions in the mass casualty situation no doubt saved lives.

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Elementary School Nurses Receive Crisis Training in Boston

October 14, 2015

…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.  

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‘There was a lot of blood’: Cleveland Officers Save 10-Year-Old Shooting Victim

September 24, 2015

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."

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Officers credited with saving lives of 3 men shot in Petersburg on Saturday

September 06, 2015

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

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