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Out of unspeakable tragedy comes progress in bleeding control(Comments Off on Out of unspeakable tragedy comes progress in bleeding control)

June 1, 2017

Updates on the Stop the Bleed® campaign are summarized, including the College’s ongoing role in this initiative, specifically training the public to be immediate responders at mass casualty events.


Bleeding control training: An opportunity for local volunteerism, community engagement, and peer education

A young surgeon describes how he implemented a Stop the Bleed® training program in Rochester, NY.


New adult trauma center on Chicago’s South Side will treat violence as a disease

A new adult trauma center in Chicago is a model for centers across the U.S. that treat patients in areas marked by high rates of violence.


Implementing World Health Assembly Resolution 68.15: National surgical, obstetric, and anesthesia strategic plan development—the Zambian experience

This article describes the application of World Health Assembly Resolution 68.15 to provide improved access to surgical, obstetric, and anesthesia care in Zambia.


Domestic volunteerism: Dr. Freiwald brings surgical care to uninsured patients in San Diego

Dr. Friewald, recipient of the 2016 Domestic Surgical Volunteerism Award, describes her work with Project Access San Diego, an organization focused on improving community health and support for physicians through engaged volunteerism.

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