Evil Exists

Be ever vigilant. More so than ever when it concerns your children.

The Brevard County Sheriff’s Office launched an investigation and undercover operation in response to an ad posted online that read, “I would like to try necrophilia and cannibalism and see how it feels to take a life.” Investigators arrested a Texas man after he showed up to the meet with a knife and trash bags.


Tourniquet Tip: Achieving Adequate Strap Pressure

From an Eastern Kentucky University Facebook post comes a wonderful video on one aspect of proper tourniquet use:

Our EMT students are beginning to learn about hemorrhage control this week. One of the most common mistakes in the usage of strap/windlass tourniquets such as the CAT and SOFT-T is failure to adequately tighten the strap prior to twisting the windlass. A student snapped this video of faculty member David Fifer demonstrating this concept on student volunteer Jon-Evan Ardeshir using a Doppler device.
Posted by EKU Paramedic Degree Program on Thursday, October 18, 2018