Stop the Bleeding, Save Lives, Carry a RATS Tourniquet

Stop the Bleeding, Save Lives, Carry a RATS Tourniquet
Tourniquets save lives. That’s one of the first things I heard from “Doc,” during my first Combat Lifesaver course in my first year as a Marine. As my time went on we drilled, and drilled, and drilled with tourniquets. We learned how to apply them under stress, with a fighting patient, with one hand, with our offhand, and eventually, everything culminated with live tissue training and some he[...]