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Stop the Bleed

Stop the Bleed

A Nationwide Campaign to Empower Individuals to Act Quickly and Save Lives

A person who is bleeding can die from blood loss in as little as 5 minutes. Therefore, bystander intervention can be crucial to saving a life. “Stop the Bleed” is a nationwide campaign to empower individuals to act quickly and save lives. Always call 911 first and be aware of your surroundings. Here are three actions you can take to help save a life:

Compress:

Find where the bleeding is coming from and apply firm, steady pressure to the bleeding site with bandages or clothing.

Tourniquet:

If the bleeding doesn’t stop, place a tourniquet 2 to 3 inches closer to the torso from the bleeding. (The tourniquet may be applied and secured over clothing.)

Pull the strap through the buckle, twist the rod tightly, clip and secure the rod with the clasp or the Velcro strap.

Compress Again:

If the bleeding still doesn’t stop, place a second tourniquet closer to the torso from the first tourniquet.

Pull the strap through the buckle, twist the rod tightly, clip and secure the rod with the clasp or the Velcro strap.

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