Stop the Bleed and Save a Life Hackensack Meridian Health
The only thing more tragic than a death from bleeding is a death that could have been prevented. Stop the Bleed.
Trauma Care Response:
A-Alert: Call 9-1-1
B-Bleeding: Find the bleeding injury
Apply pressure to stop the bleeding by: and applying pressure by pushing directly on it with both hands
or Using a tourniquet
or Packing (stuffing) the wound with gauze or a clean cloth and then applying pressure with both hands.
For more information about stop the bleed please call the Trauma Department at 551-996-2609.