Our Bleeding Control Courses – It Saves Lives

Since February 2018 M-TAC in co-operation with Trio-Training have presented 3 very successful Bleeding Control Courses (BCon) in the Free State province. Our instructors have a background in Military Combat Medicine, Trauma, and 1st Aid Instruction. One is a practicing Medical Doctor and the other qualified in Tactical Casualty Care. You will search far and …

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Leading Cause of Traumatic Death

Uncontrolled bleeding can result from manmade and natural disasters (e.g., active shooters, bombings, train crashes) and from everyday occurring emergencies e.g., vehicle crashes, plate glass window accidents, farming accidents). Severe bleeding can kill within minutes before EMS or other public safety providers arrive. Thus, the person closest to you or you yourself may be the …

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1st Aid: 3 – CPR

IMPORTANT: I am not a medical professional or 1st Aid Instructor. This article is only meant to stimulate your thinking. Do an approved 1st Aid Course before you try to assist anybody. After your initial assesment you know more about the status of your patient and if they are not breathing you need to start …

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