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Trauma and Emergency Medicine

Prehospital Bleeding Control

Pre-hospital haemostatic dressings: a systematic review.

Granville-Chapman J, Jacobs N, Midwinter MJ.

Source‎: Injury 2011;42(5):447-59.

Indexed‎: PubMed 21035118

DOI‎: 10.1016/j.injury.2010.09.037

Tourniquet use in the civilian prehospital setting.

Lee C, Porter KM, Hodgetts TJ.

Source‎: Emerg Med J 2007;24(8):584-7.

Indexed‎: PubMed 17652690

A balanced approach to tourniquet use: lessons learned and relearned.

Welling DR, Burris DG, Hutton JE, Minken SL, Rich NM.

Source‎: J Am Coll Surg 2006;203(1):106-15.

Indexed‎: PubMed 16798493

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