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Tourniquets are important to have on hand. The bad rap they’ve gotten is not totally warranted. But which is the best for you?   » » » 
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After fears of amputation caused people to shy away from tourniquets, their effectiveness in lifesaving is causing a comeback   » » » 
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Rapidly-expanding sponge disk filled syringe stops hemorrhaging wound in 15 seconds   » » » 
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Now here’s a straight forward way of dealing with Hemorrhaging. Ouch! But the victim probably doesn’t mind a little more pain to stop the bleeding

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Watching someone dive off a cliff, professional daredevil or not, can make you queasy. Or terrified.

Now add in the fact that the equipment malfunctions.

Matthew Gough’s parachute opened backwards and got twisted and tangled. He smacked into the cliff wall, started tumbling, & hit the ground at 40 mph. He survived with only minor injuries.

Sources: Gizmodo.com

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