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Posted on: May 4, 2018

STOP The BLEED: Bleeding Control Basics

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stop the bleedSTOP The BLEED: Bleeding Control Basics

Free Community Event!

July 16th 5:30pm-7:00pm

Wyman Woods Shelter House

1520 West Goodale Blvd.

Open to all Grandview Residents

Join paramedics from the Grandview Heights Division of Fire as they provide an introduction to the skills, techniques, and tools available for regular citizens to help save lives.

According to the CDC, traumatic injuries are the number one cause of death for Americans under the age of 44.  This includes injures from motor vehicle crashes, home accidents, and violent incidents.  Uncontrolled hemorrhage is a leading contributor to those deaths, but it is also frequently treatable and preventable.

Skills to be covered include:

Recognition of Severe Bleeding – Wound Packing – Tourniquet Application

Everyday citizens have been making a difference and saving lives after learning how to stop uncontrolled bleeding, and that is exactly the STOP The BLEED initiative aims to do.

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