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Keen Situational Awareness, Recognizing You’re the Prey

Situational awareness or having an acute awareness of your surroundings is invaluable to our survival. However, being aware doesn’t eliminate all risks. Instead, it provides us an opportunity to recognize threats and dangers in our environment.  Early recognition provides response options and increases the likelihood of avoiding or surviving the incident. Recently I saw […]

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Winning: Hiker Uses EDC Trauma Kit To Save His Companion’s Life

One benefit from Law Enforcement’s adoption of body-worn cameras is the numerous videos of officers providing emergency trauma aid to injured people across the country. Sometimes they do a great job, sometimes not so great. Either way, the videos have brought to life the importance of having access to basic emergency trauma gear and understanding […]

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Knife Attacks Cause Britain Schools to Teach Trauma Aid to Teens

Knife attacks continue to surge in several UK cities, prompting schools to introduce emergency knife wound trauma curriculum to teenagers. Not only are knife attacks a significant issue for Britains, violent crime, but even incidents involving firearms have also steadily increased over the last decade. Why does this matter for us Americans? Gun Control and […]

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