Implementing Stop the Bleed training as an injury prevention program

The goal of the Stop the Bleed (STB) campaign is to save lives by giving people the tools to control life-threatening hemorrhage, whether it is caused by unintentional injury, crash, violence or natural disaster. Trauma centers can take a leading role in disseminating bleeding control information and skills…

Zero Preventable Deaths: COT leaders discuss opportunities and obstacles

In April a broad coalition of trauma stakeholders met in Bethesda, Md., to begin implementing the recommendations of the landmark Zero Preventable Deaths report. The report, which was developed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NASEM), proposes the creation of a joint civilian-military trauma system…