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How Scripps is Helping Stop the Bleed

The national Stop the Bleed campaign stresses the importance of tourniquets



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In an emergency, properly tied tourniquets can be as important as CPR. Whether from a bullet wound or other traumatic injury, blood loss can kill in just five minutes. But properly placing pressure on a wound or applying a tourniquet could help save lives. That’s why Scripps doctors are getting behind the national Stop the Bleed campaign. Read more about this important initiative here. There are a few steps you can take to stop bleeding in an emergency, even if you don’t have medical training. Learn how to stop or slow life-threatening bleeding here.

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