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Don’t Remove an Impaled Object!

  • Feb 15, 2018

You're sitting at your desk at work when you suddenly hear a loud crash and the sound of breaking glass. You run out to the hallway and find an injured coworker lying on the floor, a large piece of glass stuck in her leg. She tells you that a large ...

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Severe Bleeding: How to Use a Tourniquet

  • Oct 31, 2017

While most bleeding can be treated with direct firm pressure using gauze or cloth, sometimes severe bleeding can only be stopped by using a tourniquet. A tourniquet is a device placed around an arm or leg to constrict blood vessels and stop blood f ...

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Ouch! You’re bleeding! What should you do?

  • May 15, 2017

Scenario: You're in the kitchen chopping vegetables for dinner. As you begin picking up speed, you suddenly feel a searing pain on your hand and notice a red spray of blood pouring onto the counter. You look at your hand ...

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