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Innovative, lifesaving neck trauma injury device to be created by five seniors by May 2019.

Abstract

Emergency care can be difficult to manage. Consider a traumatic laceration to the neck from a bullet wound or car accident. Catastrophic blood loss could cause a fatality in minutes, so sufficient pressure must be applied to the injury. If the correct amount of pressure is not applied at the right location, the neck laceration may continue to bleed or the airway may be constricted, leading to brain damage, suffocation and possibly death.

Publication Date

12-5-2018

Keywords

Cedarville, Cedarville University, capstone project, neck injury device


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