EMS itself was really born in war, and the very first ambulances were seen on the battlefield.
There are two very different kinds of EMS: military and civilian. EMS itself was really born in war, and the very first ambulances were seen on the battlefield. Walt Disney himself worked on an early ambulance in WWII. Modern tactical medicine builds on this legacy.
EMS advances during times of war. We make enormous medical strides during each period of armed conflict, and the last ten years are no exception. Most of these advancements are focused on what kills soldiers: trauma. Tactical EMS in the civilian world has already adopted many of the techniques and technologies proven to work on the battlefield. Bleeding control is one area where we have made numerous advancements and learned some valuable recent lessons.