Instructors from the American College of Surgeons STOP THE BLEED® program are available for media interviews as the nation observes National STOP THE BLEED® Month in May.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) applauds Senators Menendez and Boozman and Representatives O’Halleran and Wenstrup for introducing the Prevent Blood Loss with Emergency Equipment Devices Act (Prevent BLEEDing Act). This legislation is crucial to support efforts to bring STOP THE BLEED® training and equipment directly to all U.S. citizens.
National STOP THE BLEED® Day provides a renewed opportunity to highlight why it’s important that everyone learn how to control serious bleeding.
Tourniquet use has been consistently increasing in Los Angeles County since 2015 and is significantly associated with improved patient survival.
Two studies presented at the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress 2020 provide evidence that STOP THE BLEED training is effective and has made a lifesaving difference around the world.
May 2020 marks the second annual National STOP THE BLEED® Month, and May 21, 2020, marks the third annual National STOP THE BLEED® Day. This year, these observances will highlight the importance of STOP THE BLEED® knowledge, particularly because so many people are staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Giving trauma patients with severe blood loss the hormone arginine vasopressin (AVP) cut the volume of blood products required to stabilize them by half, according to results of a new, first-of-its-kind clinical trial from Penn Medicine. The authors say the study is particularly important for the treatment of patients with gun-related injuries. Each year, there are over 100,00 firearm-related injuries with over 36,000 deaths.