New Device Cleared for Gastrointestinal Bleeding
Title: New Device Cleared for Gastrointestinal BleedingCategory: Health NewsCreated: 5/7/2018 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/8/2018 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - May 8, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

FDA OKs Marketing of Endoscopic Hemospray for Most GI Bleeds FDA OKs Marketing of Endoscopic Hemospray for Most GI Bleeds
Mineral spray delivered by an endoscopic device adds a nonsurgical option to control GI bleeding and can cover large ulcers or tumors. Similar materials have been used by the military in the battlefield for years.FDA Approvals (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Gastroenterology News Alert Source Type: news

FDA permits marketing of new endoscopic device for treating gastrointestinal bleeding
(Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 7, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

New Hemospray Device Cleared for Gastrointestinal Bleeding
MONDAY, May 7, 2018 -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the new Hemospray device to help control bleeding of the gastrointestinal tract. Bleeding in the stomach, intestines, colon or rectum may be caused by factors such as ulcers,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 7, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Baltimore entrepreneur looks to raise $500K to launch first medical product
A Baltimore medical device startup is seeking $500,000 in funding and U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval, so it can market a new spray that can help stop someone from bleeding out. BC3 Technologies, a medical device firm, is looking to commercialize its first product, called SEAL. It is an aerosolized hemostatic, or spray that can help induce clotting and stop a wound from bleeding, buying someone extra time to get to a hospital for treatment. The company recently completed a three-month… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Baltimore entrepreneur raising $500K to launch spray that stops bleeding
A Baltimore medical device startup is seeking $500,000 in funding and U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval, so it can market a new spray that can help stop someone from bleeding out. BC3 Technologies, a medical device firm, is looking to commercialize its first product, called SEAL. It is an aerosolized hemostatic, or spray that can help induce clotting and stop a wound from bleeding, buying someone extra time to get to a hospital for treatment. The company recently completed a three-month… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 7, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Morgan Eichensehr Source Type: news

Heavy menstruation could be a symptom of an underlying condition that causes fertility problems
(Natural News) If you suffer from heavy periods, it could be a sign that you may have an underlying health condition. Recent research revealed that at least 25 percent of women of reproductive age suffer heavy periods that may significantly impact their quality of life. The experts explained that in some cases, the heavy bleeding women... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sir Alex Ferguson health latest: What is a brain haemorrhage?
A BRAIN haemorrhage is bleeding in or around the brain. It results from the rupture of a cerebral aneurysm – a ballooning in an artery wall, causing it to thin and become weak. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

As emergency blood-thinner antidote scores FDA OK, Peninsula drug maker's stock soars
Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc. stock soared 25 percent Friday as the Food and Drug Administration approved the company's antidote for two blood-thinning medicines for patients with life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding. The drug, called Andexxa, is South San Francisco-based Portola's (NASDAQ: PTLA) second FDA approval in a year. Both drugs were discovered and developed by scientists at 250-employee Portola. "This is a monumental day," Portola CEO Bill Lis said in a conference call with analysts… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care News Headlines - May 4, 2018 Category: Health Management Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

As emergency blood-thinner antidote scores FDA OK, Peninsula drug maker's stock soars
Portola Pharmaceuticals Inc. stock soared 25 percent Friday as the Food and Drug Administration approved the company's antidote for two blood-thinning medicines for patients with life-threatening or uncontrolled bleeding. The drug, called Andexxa, is South San Francisco-based Portola's (NASDAQ: PTLA) second FDA approval in a year. Both drugs were discovered and developed by scientists at 250-employee Portola. "This is a monumental day," Portola CEO Bill Lis said in a conference call with analysts… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 4, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Ron Leuty Source Type: news

The Mysterious Case of Rectal Bleeding
(MedPage Today) -- Where was it coming from? Michael Kirsch, MD, gets to the bottom of it (Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology)
Source: MedPage Today Gastroenterology - May 3, 2018 Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: news

When Should DOACs Be Held Prior to EP/Cath Procedures? When Should DOACs Be Held Prior to EP/Cath Procedures?
When evaluating pre-procedural DOAC use, thrombotic and bleeding risks must be carefully balanced. Read this for expert guidance from ACC.ACC.org (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology Article Source Type: news

To Overcome Myths about Contraception, This Nurse Goes Beyond the Clinic
May 02, 2018Geita region  has one of the highest fertility rates in Tanzania and maternal mortality is high. Deus Bahame is working to change that.When registered nurse Deus Bahame learned that many girls in Tanzania ’s Bukombe District Council started having children at the age of 14, he knew he must do something.“With limited family planning services, by 28 to 30 years of age, these young women will have given birth to nine or ten children,” Bahame says. “We met them at the clinic only when they were already pregnant. There is no way we can improve these women’s lives and reduce materna...
Source: IntraHealth International - May 2, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: mnathe Source Type: news

Blood Type May Play Role in Death Risk After Trauma
WEDNESDAY, May 2, 2018 -- People with the most common blood type, type O, may be at higher risk of death after suffering severe injuries because they're more likely to have major bleeding, a new study suggests. While the study is preliminary,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 2, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Hands On Product Reviews May 2018
Feature-Filled AED Trainer With actual automated external defibrillators (AEDs) costing more than $1,000, CPR instructors are always looking for a reliable, low-cost AED trainer that realistically simulates an actual device. The new AED UltraTrainer from Prestan has all the features of a high-quality AED, without the shock of defibrillation electricity—or the sticker price. The standard “power” and “shock” buttons are accompanied by a “child” button which allows the trainer to mimic pediatric functions. Audio menus let you select scenarios and adjust settings for the CPR metronome,...
Source: JEMS Operations - May 2, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Fran Hildwine, BS, NREMT-P Tags: Columns Operations Equipment & Gear Source Type: news

Hands On Product Reviews May 2018
Feature-Filled AED Trainer With actual automated external defibrillators (AEDs) costing more than $1,000, CPR instructors are always looking for a reliable, low-cost AED trainer that realistically simulates an actual device. The new AED UltraTrainer from Prestan has all the features of a high-quality AED, without the shock of defibrillation electricity—or the sticker price. The standard “power” and “shock” buttons are accompanied by a “child” button which allows the trainer to mimic pediatric functions. Audio menus let you select scenarios and adjust settings for the CPR metronome,...
Source: JEMS Operations - May 2, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Fran Hildwine, BS, NREMT-P Tags: Columns Operations Equipment & Gear Source Type: news

Efficacy of Chitosan-Based Dressing for Excisional Wounds Efficacy of Chitosan-Based Dressing for Excisional Wounds
A chitosan-based topical dressing may be an effective option to help control excessive bleeding associated with wound debridement.ePlasty, Open Access Journal of Plastic Surgery (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Plastic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine Journal Article Source Type: news

Stopping the Bleed is Just the Beginning
This study was a retrospective review of available data from mass shooting events occurring between 1984 and 2013. The researchers attempted to get data from 25 public mass shootings, and they were able to obtain it from 12 events involving 139 patients. The researchers reviewed all of the cases to determine the anatomical locations of wounds. They were able to review 115 of the cases to determine the anatomical location of the wound that caused death, and reviewed 125 of the cases for the potential for survivability with appropriate prehospital and in-hospital trauma care. Results: The researchers calculated an average of...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - May 1, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Sean J. Britton, MPA, NRP Tags: Trauma Columns Source Type: news

Bleeding gums could be a sign of THIS vitamin deficiency
BLEEDING gums are common, but they shouldn ’t be ignored. They could signal the first signs of gum disease, or they could be the result of a vitamin deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What causes a friable cervix?
Friable cervix occurs when someone ’s cervix becomes extra sensitive. Symptoms may include bleeding between periods, pain inside the vagina, or unusual discharge. Friable cervix is often caused by an STI or pregnancy but can also result from cervical cancer. In this article, we discuss causes, symptoms, and treatment. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Clinicians' PCI Risk Estimates Often Don't Match Validated Scales
(MedPage Today) -- Over-, underestimation of ischemic and bleeding risk are common (Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular)
Source: MedPage Today Cardiovascular - April 30, 2018 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Inari Medical touts FlowTriever pulmonary embolism study data
Inari Medical today presented results from a study of its FlowTriever retrieval and aspiration system designed to treat pulmonary embolism, touting the safety and efficacy of the system. Results were presented by Dr. Thomas Tu of Louisville, Ky.’s Baptist Health at the Scientific Sessions of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions in San Diego, Irvine, Calif.-based Inari Medical said. “The significant improvement in right heart function shown with the FlowTriever system compares very favorably with outcomes of other techniques used to treat PE. At the same time, the impressive safety profil...
Source: Mass Device - April 30, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Vascular Inari Medical Source Type: news

First Trimester Bleeding Tied to Greater Retained Placenta Risk
(MedPage Today) -- Patients require D&C, blood transfusions for potentially underreported condition (Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN)
Source: MedPage Today OB/GYN - April 30, 2018 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Relevance of abusive head trauma to intracranial hemorrhages and bleeding disorders - Anderst JD, Carpenter SL, Presley R, Berkoff MC, Wheeler AP, Sidonio RF, Soucie JM.
BACKGROUND: Bleeding disorders and abusive head trauma (AHT) are associated with intracranial hemorrhage (ICH), including subdural hemorrhage (SDH). Because both conditions often present in young children, the need to screen for bleeding disorders would be... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Infants and Children Source Type: news

Yellow Fever: Why Does A Restaurant Have The Name Of This Disease?
A restaurant located in a Whole Foods store has the same name as a disease that can cause bleeding from the nose, mouth, and eyes and death. It is also a slang term for a fetish. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - April 29, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Y. Lee, Contributor Source Type: news

4 Trends Advancing Medtech
For the past 20 years, the Medical Design Excellence Awards have celebrated medical products that improve the quality and accessibility of healthcare. Our finalists this year carry on this tradition, while also keeping in step with today’s high-tech digital and consumer trends. With the help of our esteemed jurors, we have identified four key trends in this year’s group of finalists: risk reduction; faster, more-efficient healthcare delivery; the influence of the Internet of Things; and the consumerization of healthcare. We’ve been tracking a few of these trends in past awards programs, so they’re n...
Source: MDDI - April 27, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Daphne Allen Tags: MD & M East (New York) Design Source Type: news

Review challenges routine practice for postpartum haemorrhage
Alternative drugs may be more effective than the standard drug currently used to stop women bleeding after childbirth, according to a Cochrane review of available evidence. (Source: Nursing Times)
Source: Nursing Times - April 27, 2018 Category: Nursing Source Type: news

FDA warns of issues with MR-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy devices
The FDA today released a safety alert warning of issues with magnetic resonance-guided laser interstitial thermal therapy devices that could result in tissue overheating. In its warning, the FDA said that it is “evaluating data” that suggest potentially inaccurate MR thermometry information could be displayed during treatment, which could contribute to potential errors in ablation assessment and possible thermal energy spread to surrounding tissue, which could result in unexpected damage. The federal watchdog said it reviewed medial device reports and literature reports of adverse events, including neurological...
Source: Mass Device - April 26, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Neurological Regulatory/Compliance Source Type: news

Gustav Born obituary
Prominent pharmacologist whose pioneering work on how the body stops bleeding improved the detection of thrombosisIn 1945, Gustav Born, a young and recently qualified doctor serving with the Royal Army Medical Corps, was among the first allied staff to witness the medical aftermath of the atomic bomb blast in Hiroshima. Among the horrific injuries he encountered, one struck him particularly forcibly: the tendency of the survivors to suffer from severe bleeding disorders. This, he surmised, was attributable to a lack of blood platelets caused by radiation damage. It was evidently a decisive experience, for it set the course...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 26, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Rod Flower Tags: Medical research People in science Medicine University of Oxford King's College London University of Cambridge Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: 95 per cent CAN’T diagnose Britain's second biggest killer
BOWEL cancer symptoms consist of bleeding from the bottom, fatigue and weight loss amongst others. However, as many as 95 per cent of participants in a recent poll said they would not be able to identify the condition, the UK ’s second biggest killer. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Saranas seeks FDA de novo classification for Early Bird bleed monitor
Internal bleeding detection device developer Saranas said today it submitted an FDA application seeking de novo classification for its Early Bird bleed monitoring system. The Early bird device is designed as a standard vascular access sheath which is embedded with sensors which detect bleeding from accidentally ruptured blood vessels during cardiac procedures, including transcatheter aortic valve replacements, the Houston, Texas-based company said. “This is an important milestone for Saranas as it illustrates the ability of our team to execute on our development and regulatory strategies. This submission, w...
Source: Mass Device - April 24, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Blood Management Food & Drug Administration (FDA) Patient Monitoring Regulatory/Compliance saranas Source Type: news

Belfast woman mistook symptoms of womb cancer for a longed for baby
Delighted at the thought of starting a family, Megan, 23, from Belfast, was later diagnosed with a molar pregnancy after experiencing heavy vaginal bleeding at 10-and-a-half weeks. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Bowel cancer: Adding this to your diet could prevent the dangerous condition
BOWEL cancer symptoms include bleeding from your behind, unexplained weight loss and extreme tiredness. Its cause is unknown, but diet, smoking, and alcohol consumption may all be factors. The condition may be easily avoided by taking simple preventative measures such as eating more fibre. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is cervicitis and what causes it?
Cervicitis refers to inflammation of the cervix, the narrow passage connecting the uterus and vagina. It can result in itching, pain, and bleeding, and it is caused by a variety of conditions. In this article, we examine the symptoms and causes and look at treatment options, including natural remedies for relief or pre (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Women's Health / Gynecology Source Type: news

Hologic touts study comparing NovaSure to Minerva ’ s endometrial ablation device
Hologic (NSDQ:HOLX) yesterday released results from a study comparing its NovaSure endometrial ablation system to Minerva Surgical‘s endometrial ablation device, touting a higher one-year rate of amenorrhea and higher quality of life for women treated with the NovaSure , despite experiencing a higher rate of perioperative adverse events. Results from the trial were published in the International Journal of Women’s Health, Marlborough, Mass.-based Hologic said. In the 189-patient study, researchers compared the use of endometrial ablation with either the NovaSure or Minerva device. The study’s primary...
Source: Mass Device - April 20, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Fink Densford Tags: Clinical Trials Women's Health Source Type: news

Australian father treats his daughters' Chron's disease by juicing cannabis... then gets raided by the government
(Natural News) Chron’s disease is a long-term, chronic health condition that affects 700,000 people in the United States and is the result of inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract. Its symptoms can be mild or severe, and may include rectal bleeding, frequent and recurring diarrhea, significant weight loss, fever, abdominal pain and cramping, low energy and... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - April 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

FDA approves Rigel Pharmaceuticals' drug for rare bleeding disorder
(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved Rigel Pharmaceuticals Inc's treatment for a rare bleeding disorder. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - April 17, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

FDA Approves Vonvendi [von Willebrand factor (recombinant)] for Perioperative Management of Bleeding in Adult Patients with von Willebrand Disease
Cambridge, Ma. – April 17, 2018 – Shire plc (LSE: SHP, NASDAQ: SHPG), the global biotechnology leader in rare disease, today announced the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Vonvendi [von Willebrand factor (recombinant)], a... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Approvals - April 17, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

What Are Complications of Oropharyngeal Trauma?
Discussion Oropharyngeal trauma is common and ranges from minor contusions to severe trauma of the head and neck. Sudden movement while having a foreign object in the mouth is a very common scenario with falls or collisions being common mechanisms. Common objects include toys, sticks, pens/pencils, chopsticks, toothbrushes, and popsicle sticks. Many of these injuries cause minimal problems such as a contusion to lips (i.e. “fat lip”). In general, the more anterior the location the more common the injury and the less likely to have a severe injury (i.e. lips). Whereas posterior structures are more protected, bu...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - April 16, 2018 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

A Traditionally Circumcising Society in Tanzania Welcomes the HIV Prevention Benefits of Voluntary Medical Male Circumcision
April 12, 2018Since 2011, IntraHealth International has reached more than 960,000 boys and men in Tanzania with VMMC.  “A circumcised male is expected to be very brave and not display any sign of fear,” says Moses Matiko. “During traditional circumcision, he is expected to stay still and not show he is experiencing pain. There are selected community members who watch to see that he observes the rules.”Moses grew up in Tarime District in Mara, a region in northeast Tanzania, and is part of the Kurya society. For Kurya clans, traditional circumcision like Moses describes —usually with no pa...
Source: IntraHealth International - April 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: cbales Source Type: news

Statins associated with reduced morbidity and mortality in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitischolangi
(European Association for the Study of the Liver) An award-winning register-based study reports a reduced risk of all-cause mortality, liver transplantation, liver cancer, and variceal bleeding in patients with primary sclerosing cholangitis exposed to statins. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - April 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Is Theranos Bleeding Out?
Scandal-plagued Theranos this week gave "all but a small group of employees" a 60-day termination notice, according to CEO Elizabeth Holmes' "confidential" letter to shareholders that Buzzfeed published.  "The most viable option that we have identified to forestall a near-term sale or a potential default under our credit agreement is further investment by one or more of you," Holmes wrote to shareholders. "In light of where we are, this is no easy ask. However, given your support of the company over the years, we wanted to provide this opportunity before we proceed too far down the c...
Source: MDDI - April 11, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: Business Source Type: news

Fake Marijuana Likely Laced With Rat Poison Has Killed 3 People and Sickened More Than 100
Fake marijuana likely contaminated with rat poison has killed three people in Illinois and caused severe bleeding in more than 100 others, including a few in four other states. The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has alerted doctors nationwide that patients with severe, unexplained bleeding may be additional cases. The CDC is helping Illinois authorities investigate the outbreak in that state, which began in early March. Illinois reported seven more cases on Tuesday, bringing the nationwide total to at least 116. Several patients and samples of so-called synthetic marijuana from Illinois have tested posi...
Source: TIME: Health - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Lindsey Tanner / AP Tags: Uncategorized Marijuana onetime Source Type: news

A Man Got ‘Thunderclap Headaches’ After Eating the World’s Hottest Pepper
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda Macmillan / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

3 deaths tied to excessive bleeding from synthetic weed
According Illinois health officials, 107 cases of severe bleeding have been linked to the drug in the past month (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Three dead and 107 hospitalized with eye-bleeding after using synthetic marijuana in Illinois
Three men have died and 107 people have been hospitalized in Illinois with severe bleeding after using synthetic marijuana known as  'fake weed', 'K2' or 'spice', that may be tainted with rat poison. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Can endometriosis make you tired all the time?
Endometriosis is common, and symptoms include painful periods and heavy menstrual bleeding. Some researchers have linked reproductive disorders like endometriosis to chronic fatigue syndrome. In this article, we explore how to identify endometriosis fatigue, other causes of fatigue, and treatments for this symptom. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Endometriosis Source Type: news

New FDA restrictions on Essure birth control implant
The device has been linked to cases of pain ​, bleeding, allergic reactions and other dangerous side effects (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - April 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

In Iowa, Teachers Learn How to 'Stop The Bleed'
PLEASANT HILL, Iowa (AP) — As she learned the basics of applying direct pressure, packing a wound with gauze and tying a tourniquet, sixth-grade math and social studies teacher Kari Stafford shook her head at the thought that this may now be an essential skill for her profession. Stafford didn't like it, but with school shootings now a regular occurrence, she and her colleagues have reluctantly accepted that the attacks won't stop and that teachers must know how to keep the victims from bleeding to death. "Learning to help and not just stand there is important," said Stafford, who joined about a dozen other...
Source: JEMS Patient Care - April 9, 2018 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: Scott McFetridge, Associated Press Tags: Training Trauma News Source Type: news