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    Yeah, you're not wrong GB. A big takeaway from my...

    Yeah, you're not wrong GB. A big takeaway from my WFR was definitely that a reliable way to get professional help coming ASAP is probably the most valuable thing you can carry in the backcountry. I...
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    The Iraq War happened and we learnt stuff. Good...

    The Iraq War happened and we learnt stuff. Good example of why doing the recert is worthwhile :)
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    Not really sure why you're so committed to using...

    Not really sure why you're so committed to using the wrong tool for the job, whipski. Would I attempt a Voile strap tourniquet if I had no other options and the patient was probably going to die if I...
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    Two things: 1) it's MUCH easier to get a CAT as...

    Two things:
    1) it's MUCH easier to get a CAT as tight as it needs to be to work effectively than a Voile strap.
    2) the wider strap of a CAT is much less likely to cause permanent tissue damage...
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    Both of my wilderness medicine classes in the...

    Both of my wilderness medicine classes in the past several years (WFA and WFR) have strongly advocated for tourniquets.
    This seems to be the gold standard. 2.7oz...
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