First response

Last updated 16 Aug 19 @ 08:09 |

Tremaine Kent considers what can be done to help deal with battlefield injuries on our streets in the event of a terror attack

It is human nature to want to help other people in trouble in emergency situations, but as testimonies in the recent inquest into the London Bridge attacks of 2017 in the UK have shown, ‘good Samaritans’ can themselves become victims. With the right training and equipment it is possible for citizen-first responders to mitigate the risk of potentially putting themselves in harm’s way, in order to treat casualties whose lives are in imminent . . .

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