Tactical EMS / TEMS
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Medical emergencies: 3 things to think about– 4
Here are three things police officers should consider relative to medical emergencies: 1. Are you ready? At the very least, make sure you are trained to deliver basic first aid. More advanced is ev...
Tactical medicine tip: DIY pull tabs–
Adding duct tape pull tabs to your compress gauze, combat gauze, Celox and other packages can make them easier to open while under stress. Thanks to the Skinny Medic for this tip. Share your tactic...
Video: Using the emergency bandage (Israeli Bandage)– 8
In this video tactical tip, Van Postell discusses and demonstrates several of the applications available to you with the emergency bandage — also known as the Israeli Bandage — for self-care or buddy care.
Stopping the bleeding: New survey will benchmark current LEO TEMS readiness– 11
I was recently speaking with a newfound contact in law enforcement — in fact, he’s connected with the Fire and EMS disciplines as well — who was telling me about a 400-sworn police agency in the mi...
Video: Combat casualty care for LEOs– 4
Because the servicemen and women who came under fire at the Soldier Readiness Center at Fort Hood had been recently trained in self-care and buddy-care, the death toll was considerably lower than i...
Peering around corners while clearing a building– 15
If you need to do a "quick peek" around a corner and don't have a mirror, have your partner provide high cover for you, get down on your knees and do the quick peek from a low level. Nearly all of ...
Gear and considerations for tactical silence– 7
Submitted by PoliceOne staffIn many tactical situations, like building searches, silence is a crucial part of your effectiveness and, more importantly, your safety. Here are a five things to consid...
Tips for dealing with incidents and suspects in hospitals– 2
There can be a temptation to let your guard down in a hospital emergency room, but if you bring a suspect in for treatment and find yourself falling prey to relaxed tactical thinking, keep these th...
Shirt-pocket trauma kit– 13
By PoliceOne Contributor Jim GuffeyImage courtesy of Jim GuffeyTo survive some calls you need to be able to carry everything on your duty belt. Below is a little kit I carried in my shirt pocket an...
Get to know the EMTs (and their gear)– 6
By Greg Friese Recently a law enforcement FTO and a new officer came to the EMS station. The FTO asked me for a "show and tell" of the ambulance should the ambulance crew ask the new officer for he...
Keep clean and keep safe– 1
As of now it appears all the hype over the "Swine" Flu maybe not pan out to meet the news agencies expectations but lessons learned here can and should be used everyday for common viral illnesses t...
Significant Medical Behavior: Tactical Response to Medical Emergencies–
In my last tactical tip, I discussed how to recognize the signs and symptoms of Significant Medical Behavior, a term used to describe a broad category of life-threatening medical conditions from Po...
Corrections Video — Initial Medical Assessment: Don't forget to finish the fight–
A failure to provide proper medical care for a prisoner in an officer's "care & custody" is a major concern for an officer's legal safety. We are talking about criminal charges, civil litigation, a...
Verbal Trauma Control–
In today’s P1 tactical video tip, trainer Brian Willis explains how your verbal communication can help a trauma victim’s chances for survival. Calmly taking control of the situation, introducing yo...
Medical aid for officers– 1
Buy and carry packets of Quick-Clot®, a commercially available product, tested and used by the U.S. military to stop severe bleeding. You can buy a UFR pouch from Combat Solutions that allows you t...
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