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Proper Use of Tourniquets – 2018

ISSN-1059-6518 Proper Use of Tourniquets – 2018 By Jeff DeBellis Illustrations by T.B.R. Walsh SOLO recently updated its tourniquet curriculum to incorporate the latest evidence. A growing trove of research in recent decades has confirmed that tourniquets are extremely effective at stopping massive bleeds. When used appropriately, they have minimal complications. Tourniquets have been a […]

Venomous Critters of the Southwestern Deserts

ISSN-1059-6518 Venomous Critters of the Southwestern Deserts By Jeff DeBellis Illustrations by T.B.R. Walsh “Those who travel in desert places do indeed meet with creatures surpassing all description.” –Cormac McCarthy, Blood Meridian Deserts are generally inhospitable places. They’re either too hot, too cold, too dry, or too windy. Sandstorms, monsoons, and flash floods ravage the […]

Simple Rescue Knots

  ISSN: 1059-6518 By Paul MacMillan, EMT Illustrations by T.B.R. Walsh If you do any research on knots you will find that thousands of knots have been discovered over the years. Many people in different occupations and the trades have favorite knots they use everyday on the job. For example sailors use certain types of […]