Tourniquet-equipped clothes may aid wounded soldiers

12/26/2007 | Houston Chronicle (tiered subscription model)

Norfolk, Va.-based BlackHawk has developed Warrior Wear, military clothing equipped with eight tourniquets designed to control bleeding in injured limbs. The technology, which is being tested for use in uniforms, is expected to save lives on the battlefield, where 10% of deaths have been linked to injuries with uncontrollable blood loss, a company spokesman said.

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