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Remember 2 Things: Deciding to use a tourniquet

In this episode of Remember Two Things, Steve Whitehead describes how emergency service providers can quickly make the call to apply a tourniquet and techniques for getting it on the patient faster.

Steve Whitehead, NREMT-P, is a firefighter/paramedic with the South Metro Fire Rescue Authority in Colo. and the creator of the blog The EMT Spot. He is a primary instructor for South Metro’s EMT program and a lifelong student of emergency medicine. Reach him through his blog at