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Tactical EMS / TEMS

The Tactical EMS / TEMS topic area gives officers all the relevant news and information they need to keep up to date on this ever-changing element of critical injury care and medical response. Self-care, buddy care, and basic life support functions like burn treatment and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) are among the most important areas of knowledge a cop must have.
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Cardiac arrest management: Compressions

Adriane Stefansen, a paramedic and field training officer in Ventura County (CA), discusses how officers can manage cardiac arrest victims. This condition is fairly common, so it is important officers understand how to perform basic aid to cardiac arrest victims.

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Cop explains how he used utility strap as tourniquet

An Akron police officer said he went into "reaction mode" when he quickly turned a utility strap from his cruiser into a tourniquet and saved the life of a boy with a severed leg after a horrific collision with a speeding motorcycle.

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The role of bystander during CPR

Mike Stillwagon, a paramedic and the Community Health Services Manager for AMR Ventura County discusses the four steps to Bystander CPR. By performing timely compression only CPR, you could save a life.

News

EM Innovations introduces Narcan kit assembly bag

EM Innovations introduces Narcan kit assembly bag

The bag is designed to securely store equipment used when reversing an opioid overdose - Full Story

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Study: Poor contact hurt theater shooting response

City officials ordered the review by an outside company amid questions about why emergency medical personnel didn't get into the theater until nearly 24 minutes after the attack - Full Story

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NY officer saves boy using CPR on way to hospital

The officer coached the father through CPR and even helped as he drove to the hospital - Full Story

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Top 5 moments when cops played 'doctor'

By PoliceOne Staff Who would have thought that being a cop also means being a therapist, a firefighter,... - Full Story

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New app puts location of AEDs at your fingertips

New app puts location of AEDs at your fingertips

When a cardiac emergency strikes, a nearby AED can help save a life – and Physio-Control’s new database helps you find one - Full Story

Columns

RISE Award Nominee: How a Texas cop saved partner and self with tourniquets and SWAT training Loraine Burger - Perspectives on Policing

RISE Award Nominee: How a Texas cop saved partner and self with tourniquets and SWAT training

Senior Officer Gonzalez treated his beat partner and himself after a volatile confrontation left them both wounded - Full Story

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Wound sealing tech the future of gunshot treatment for cops

Taking the form of a syringe, XStat rapidly deploys a series of small sponge-like discs into the open wound. Each sponge then expands to 10 times its size, plugging the wound and providing necessary compression. XStat sponges are designed to swell to fit the cavity within 20 seconds of contact with blood and shave off several minutes from previous medical applications, according to the company.



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