Tourniquets make comeback as police try to duplicate battlefield success in Afghanistan, Iraq

  • by: RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI , Associated Press
  • Updated: July 1, 2014 - 12:25 PM

HOUSTON — Rushing into a Houston home, police officer Austin Huckabee encountered a drunken, combative man bleeding profusely on the kitchen floor. He quickly realized the blood was spurting in rhythm with the man's heart and cardiac arrest was just moments away.

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