Stop the Bleed Day at the Medical Museum

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National Museum of Health and Medicine

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2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring,20910
301-319-3303 http://www.medicalmuseum.mil/index.cfm?p=media.events.2017.08222017

March 2019

Stop the Bleed Day at the Medical Museum

March 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
National Museum of Health and Medicine, 2500 Linden Lane
Silver Spring,20910
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Stop the Bleed Day at the Medical Museum

The top cause of preventable death in trauma is bleeding. Twenty percent of people that have died from traumatic injuries could have survived with quick bleeding control. “Stop the Bleed” is a national campaign to address the most commoncause of preventable trauma death in the nation: uncontrolled bleeding. Join museum educators for a demonstration on hemorrhage control to include use of blood-clotting bandages and tourniquets. Learn about the history of tourniquets since the Civil War. Event is free! For more…

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Stop the Bleed Day at the Medical Museum