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Student-Designed Device to Fight Battlefield Hypothermia

Science & Tech  (tags: battlefield, Technology, engineering, biomedical )

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For U.S. troops, the most common type of battlefield fatality involves blood loss due to trauma. When a soldier does experience blood loss, their chance of survival drops by 22.5 percent once hypothermia sets in.

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Crow Noir (2)
Wednesday May 25, 2011, 11:38 pm
It's about darn time someone invented something like this! S.O. and I discussed many times that this is missing in modern medicine plain and simple. Kudos to them for their good work :- )

Shirley S. (185)
Thursday May 26, 2011, 3:09 am
What a wonderful idea.

Roger Garin-michaud (147)
Thursday May 26, 2011, 2:54 pm
great news, thanks !

Freya H. (347)
Thursday May 26, 2011, 6:21 pm
Never, ever underestimate the ingenuity or genius of students!

Aletta Kraan (146)
Thursday May 26, 2011, 7:15 pm
Good news , it would even be better if there were no wars !!

Robert O. (12)
Friday May 27, 2011, 1:02 am
That could turn out to be a very useful invention. How clever. Thanks.
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