In TCCC/TECC,Massive hemorrhage is managed through the use of combat tourniquets and many other products.
Hemorrhage is the leading cause of preventable death in combat. Researchers have found that 91% of the potentially survivable patients died from hemorrhage. In Vietnam, massive hemorrhage from extremities comprised over 9% of all deaths, however, of the leading three causes of preventable death, it was about 60%.
Using the right products to control blood loss can mean the difference between life and death. We offer the leading Co-TCCC approved tourniquets such as the CAT GEN 7 and SOF-T, as well as others that can be applied effectively in the civilian and pediatric environments.