Mayo Clinic Minute: Stop the bleed, save a life

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Mayo Clinic Minute: Stop the bleed, save a life

March 30, 2018

Whether it’s from a sawing accident, a car crash or a gunshot wound, when blood starts pouring, saving a life starts with stopping the bleeding. Gwen Meyer, a Mayo Clinic trauma nurse, says stopping the bleed comes down to “A,” “B” and “C.”…

Meyer teaches courses on how to stop the bleed, and says National Stop the Bleed Day on Saturday, March 31, is a good time to remind people that getting a tourniquet placed 2 inches above wounds on the extremities can be the difference between life and death.

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