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Prehospital limb hemorrhage

13 Dec 2021
Tourniquets prior to and in the ER. New insights on old technology.

Prehospital limb hemorrhage

Articles reviewed:

Levy MJ, Pasley J, Remick KN, Eastman AL, Margolis AM, Tang N, Goolsby CA. Removal of the Prehospital Tourniquet in the Emergency Department. The Journal of Emergency Medicine. 2021 Jan 1;60(1):98-102.

Henry R, Matsushima K, Ghafil C, Henry RN, Theeuwen H, Golden AC, Abramson TM, Inaba K. Increased Use of Prehospital Tourniquet and Patient Survival: Los Angeles Countywide Study. Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 2021 Apr 22.

Wyckoff MH, et al. 2021 International Consensus on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and Emergency Cardiovascular Care Science With Treatment Recommendations. Resuscitation. 2021 Nov 11:S0300-9572(21)00448-2. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2021.10.040.

Gattere M, Scaffei N, Gozzetti L, Alessandrini M. Tourniquet Use on a Pediatric Patient. Journal of Special Operations Medicine: a Peer Reviewed Journal for SOF Medical Professionals. 2021 Jan 1;21(1):120-3.

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