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Old 06-24-2008, 11:11   #58
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Originally Posted by swatsurgeon View Post
One think I have found and reproduced is that quik-clot stops bone marrow bleeding much more efficiently than hem-com....impressively so. When an IED takes a limb off and you place a tourniquet, the marrow continues to bleed and this can be a major source of blood loss.

Funny thing you should bring that up.

During my recent visit to WRAMC (very sobering place to visit BTW) I spoke with a surgeon about HCA's and he made mention of QC stopping marrow bleeding but I forgot to follow up on it. Had many informative discussions with varying docs while there...

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