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Dr. Norman McSwain Speaks On "Mass-Shooting" Victims

Oct 18, 2013

Dr. Norman McSwain, NAEMT's Prehospital Trauma Life Support (PHTLS) Program medical director, joined a panel of surgeons at the clinical congress of the American College of Surgeons to appeal for change of emergency response for mass-shooting victims. As reported by Internal Medicine News, "A first step to limiting loss of life in mass shooting events is to train law enforcement officers to manage hemorrhaging... Rapid hemostatic control has now been shown in several analyses to be critical to the survival of mass-shooting victims..."

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