Auto-transfusion tourniquets: the next evolution of tourniquets

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Tang, David H; Olesnicky, Bohdan T; Eby, Michael W; Heiskell, Lawrence E;
  • Publisher: Dove Medical Press
  • Journal: Open Access Emergency Medicine,volume 5,pages29-32 (issn: 1179-1500, eissn: 1179-1500)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.2147/OAEM.S39042, pmc: PMC4806816
  • Subject: auto-transfusion tourniquet | tourniquet | field exsanguination | perfusion requirement | Review | hemorrhagic shock | HemaClear® ATT | Open Access Emergency Medicine | Medical emergencies. Critical care. Intensive care. First aid | RC86-88.9
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David H Tang,1,2,3 Bohdan T Olesnicky,1,3 Michael W Eby,1,4 Lawrence E Heiskell1,51International School of Tactical Medicine, Palm Springs, CA, USA; 2Eisenhower Medical Center, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA; 3High Desert Medical Center, Joshua Tree, CA, USA; 4Veterans Administ... View more
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