Southcoast donates tourniquets to N.B. police in honor of fallen officer

STEPHANIE RABY, manager of the trauma center at St. Luke’s Hospital, and Dr. Michael Grossman, chief of trauma surgery at Southcoast Health, stand in front of the ambulance entrance at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford. Southcoast Health recently donated a tourniquet to each of New Bedford’s 255 police officers. / COURTESY SOUTHCOAST HEALTH
NEW BEDFORD – Southcoast Health has donated a tourniquet to each one of killed in the line of duty last year. Tourniquets, used to control bleeding, are being used in trauma care in both pre-hospital and hospital settings. “Southcoast Health’s generous donation of holstered tourniquets will save precious moments where life and death hang in…

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