As unpredictable mass casualty incidents have been increasingly on the rise, the Stop the Bleed campaign aims to teach citizens how to stop severe blood loss to keep victims alive before first responders can arrive on scene.
At least 29 people are confirmed dead, hundreds remain missing, and thousands have been evacuated as firefighters continue battling the raging wildfires.
This educational video accompanies the article "Reducing Patella Dislocations in the Field," by Michael Dailey, MD.
As thousands of concertgoers fled the chaotic scene, first responders bravely rushed in to tend to the wounded.
The shooter, Stephen Paddock, 64, is believed to have killed himself inside the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino, from where he opened fire on a crowd attending an outdoor concert across the street. At least 50 people have been confirmed dead and 406 others were taken to the hospital.
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Over 1,000 people in Southern California were forced to evacuate when high winds made a wildfire spread rapidly as it closed in on neighborhoods.
First responders in Mexico City were temporarily forced to pause search and rescue efforts in the wake of two massive earthquakes when residents experienced the third earthquake to occur in a matter of weeks.
After the service at Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Nashville, Tennessee had ended, a man wearing a ski mask drove up to the church and shot its attendees, killing one woman and injuring six others.
A 7.1-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday leveled buildings, homes, and government centers across the city. At one partially flattened school, the hunt for dozens of missing children captivated the nation.
A bus driver with a record of drunk driving crashed into another bus after speeding through an intersection in Queens, New York City, resulting in 3 deaths and multiple seriously injured patients.
Members of Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, City of Miami Fire Rescue, and Florida Urban Search and Rescue teams finally returned home to their families after days of working hard to help residents in the Florida Keys devastated by Hurricane Irma.