March/April 2010 ISSN-1059-6518 Volume 23 Number 2
By Frank Hubbell, DO
Over the past few years several new clot-forming dressings have been developed to help control severe life-threatening bleeding. This market has been driven primarily by the military for war efforts in Iraq and Afghanistan. There are many aspects of providing emergency care in the military setting that are quite different from those in the civilian arena.