Life-threatening bleeding injuries can happen anywhere, at any time, and are a major cause of preventable death for people of all ages. In these critical moments, every second counts. Someone with a severe injury can bleed to death within minutes. Fortunately, many of these deaths can be prevented with proper bleeding control techniques that are easy to learn.

In this Good Day Live interview Dr. Kenji Inaba of the American College of Surgeons shows how easy it is to learn the techniques of STOP THE BLEED®, a program that empowers any individual to help control bleeding injuries until help arrives. These methods involve three simple steps after calling 911: apply pressure with hands, pack the wound with gauze or clothing, and/or apply a tourniquet. Dr. Inaba has witnessed how STOP THE BLEED® can save a life.

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