Tourniquets evolve to the next level

The Ratcheting Medical Tourniquet™ (RMT) was on display at EMS Today. This is a highly evolved medical tourniquet. It uses an innovative buckle system and a well thought out design. It is the most advanced and rugged tourniquet I’ve seen.

For those who don’t know yet, tourniquet use has really changed in recent years. We were once taught to use them only as a last report. We were also taught using one risks loss of the affected limb. It turns out we were taught wrong. Continue


About Dan White

I'm a retired Paramedic and EMS Instructor with 35 years EMS and emergency medical product experience. I love canoes, cars and EMS. I have written a lot about EMS Technology on the Paramedic Blog, the Insights on Innovation column for, on and I can be reached directly at 573-240-0002.
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