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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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November 18, 2014

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.
November 17, 2014

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.
October 21, 2014

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.
June 05, 2014

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.
March 11, 2014

1,500 Ind. officers to receive trauma kits

The department raised $150,000 with the help of other organizations so that each officer is equipped with the kits.
February 19, 2014

New medical kit may have saved Dallas cop shot 3 times

It was the first time Dallas police used the medical kit, which includes a tourniquet, special anti-clotting gauze and bandages.
February 10, 2014

Cop criticized for failing to render aid to crash victims

Pinecrest Officer Ana Carrasco claims that she didn't help the victims because her training prevented her from moving the bodies.
January 02, 2014

Md. cop revives 9-day-old baby roadside

A police officer helped save an infant in dramatic fashion alongside a Montgomery County road early Monday morning after the child's parents pulled the officer over in a bit of role reversal.
December 24, 2013

The use of tourniquets

Van Postell, Tactical Medical Lead Instructor for Persys Medical discusses the necessity for officers to become familiar with general medical knowledge and benproficient with simple medical applications, specifically tourniquets.



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