Tourniquets & Survival Percentages

Tourniquets & Survival Percentages

November 15, 2015 0 Comments

Battle Casualty Survival with Emergency Tourniquet Use to Stop Limb Bleeding

Want to know more about tourniquets? Click the link above to read an article from the Journal of Emergency Medicine.

  • Tourniquets applied before the onset of shock had a patient survival rate of 96% vs 4% without (JEMS, 2009).
  • Tourniquets applied pre-hospital had a patient survival rate of 89% vs 78% at the hospital (JEMS, 2009).