Two people were in a car driving on U.S. 131. The passenger “accidentally” shot himself in the leg. The driver, naturally startled, then drove the car off the road, through a construction zone, and into a ditch. When officers arrived they applied a tourniquet to the victim’s leg and transported him to the hospital. Police […]
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A few nights ago I spent 2 hours as the guest in a LIVE video show hosted by two good friends. You can go watch the whole recording here if you have a few spare hours, but during the show, one of the attendees asked a question that forced me to reveal a less than popular opinion […]
A live Q&A broadcast that was aired in February 2020 as a wrapup to the Trauma Care Summit. Riley and Jacob Paulsen discuss what makes up a good medkit, how they made the decisions about what is included in the Mountain Man Medical Trauma Kits and take questions from the live audience.
Today, Riley Bowman talks with ConcealedCarry.com’s new Director of Training – Medical, Brian McLaughlin, a former Navy Corpsman, EMT, and ER Tech. Brian is well acquainted with stopping up holes and patching people up having done it on the battlefield in Afghanistan. We talk about medical training, trauma kits, and mindset as it relates to being […]
Walking through the woods one spring afternoon, you turn a bend in the trail and are surprised to see two brown cubs playfully rolling in the grass nearby. You watch, pleased for a moment, until a thought suddenly enters your mind. You freeze. You hear heavy breathing behind you. You’re at home alone finally doing […]
Today’s concealed carriers are, at least by my observations, an increasingly sophisticated lot, expanding their skills repertoire beyond shooting to include discips like facility security, team tactics, and emergency medical intervention. Pursuant to that, many who carry guns, including myself, now carry tourniquets (TQs) too. With proper training on the tourniquet of your choice, your […]