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Response to mass casualty events: from the battlefield to the Stop the Bleed campaign
  1. M Margaret Knudson1,
  2. George Velmahos2,
  3. Zara R Cooper3
  1. 1University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
  2. 2Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  3. 3Division of Trauma, Burns and Surgical Critical Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr M Margaret Knudson; Peggy.Knudson{at}ucsf.edu

Abstract

In the aftermath of a number of episodes of mass casualty events, we must be reminded of how important it is to be prepared and to reflect on the knowledge accumulated over the past 15 years of war in Iraq and Afghanistan.

  • mass casualty
  • gunshot
  • Disasters
  • active hemorrhage

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