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Thread: University of Texas Dell Medical Center Study on Tourniquet use by Civilians

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    Broblem being not everything needs a tq. Many injuries just need a pressure dressing and idiots throw a tq on it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by chef8489 View Post
    Broblem being not everything needs a tq. Many injuries just need a pressure dressing and idiots throw a tq on it.
    Well in my defense, it was the worst paper cut I've ever seen in my entire life.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dr. Bullseye View Post
    This is my next move also. I watched a video by Karl Erickson, Tactical Rifleman, who has medical training and experience. He made a big point of buying a tourniquet made in North America and not some cheap crap made in China for airsoft appearance purposes. So I intend to put together a kit from my local military surplus company.
    North American Rescue (CAT) and Tactical Medical Solutions (SOF-T) are probably the 'better' sources, but you can find reputable TQs from many vendors (to include Chinook Med, My Medic, and others).

    Quote Originally Posted by chef8489 View Post
    Broblem being not everything needs a tq. Many injuries just need a pressure dressing and idiots throw a tq on it.
    Yes, like that moron in Kenosha....

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