Scripps Mercy Trauma Surgeon Discusses Las Vegas Shootings

Tourniquets could save lives during mass casualty events

Tourniquets could save lives during mass casualty events

Scripps Mercy Hospital San Diego trauma surgeon and Chief of Staff Michael Sise, MD, appeared on a number of local TV and radio news programs recently to discuss the shootings in Las Vegas.


Dr. Sise focused attention on Stop the Bleed, a national campaign to teach people how to use tourniquets to cut off potentially life-threatening hemorrhaging.


Watch the 10News report: Are San Diego Hospitals Prepared for a Mass Shooting?


Listen to the KPBS interview: Sniper in High-Rise Hotel Kills at Least 58 in Las Vegas

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