SWAT-Tourniquet: Frequently Asked Questions

If you’ve been paying attention to the the latest Tactical Combat Casualty Care guidelines and recent articles for emergency medicine, you probably have a few questions regarding tourniquets.  If you’ve been paying attention to tourniquets, then you probably heard of…

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Preventing Accidents: Alcohol Testing

While most of the equipment we sell is made for responding to a medical incident, our goal as health and safety practitioners is ultimately to prevent accidents from happening in the first place. Officially, 8% of patients admitted to Emergency…

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Medical Aspects of an Antarctic Expedition

T-Shirt in the SnowIt’s snowing today in Seattle, but I’m wearing a t-shirt. That’s for two reasons- one is that the coffee shop I’m writing from has the heat on high. That and the fact that I’ve just returned from…

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Introducing The SWAT Tourniquet

Over the past several months, I have taught several courses where we integrated a new product, the SWAT Tourniquet, into our courses. Admittedly it is hard for me to adopt new products, especially new ones, since I primarily practice in…

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Critical Skills Training- Expedition

Ever wanted to go on an Everest or similar extreme mountain expedition, but you’ve never climbed with oxygen, crossed ladders with crampons, or known how to assess avalanche hazards on a macro scale. Ever wanted to give yourself and your…

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Wilderness Medicine: Not Just for the Wilderness

How would it feel to be able to: help a friend that was choking? stabilize a car crash victim’s spine to prevent further damage or paralysis? manage a person having a diabetic emergency? tell the difference between a bad bruise…

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Helping Student Groups Abroad Travel Safely

  As a student traveling abroad years ago, I didn’t dwell on safety issues. My focus was on enjoying new experiences, and I trusted that if any challenges came up, they would simply be worked out. Good stuff, eh?  …

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Outfitting for the Open Seas

  Access™ Telemedicine can be contacted 24/7/365 via a variety of communications methods. I recently had the pleasure of helping a family prepare themselves and their 55’ boat for a multi-year around the world journey. It was a lot of…

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