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Tampons: For Drama, Not Trauma!

Back in my days with the 212 M.A.S.H., a doctor named G. Scott, M.D. once asked me this seemingly simple question … but if you knew him, you knew he expected a very detailed answer. “Pvt. Causey, is medicine a science?” I replied, “Of course it is, sir!” Dr. Scott responded with, “No, it is…

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Immediate Aftermath of a Shooting

This feature-length content covers what you need to be thinking about after you have successfully defended yourself with a firearm. Issues of dealing with other people in your environment, wounded attackers, medical issues and, of course, law enforcement

Compact First Aid Kit

What should you put in a tactical first aid kit? More specifically, what should you put in a large tactical first aid kit that you keep in your vehicle, and what should you put in a compact first aid kit to carry with you? Fortunately manufacturers of medical gear give us options for every size…

S.W.A.T. Magazine TV Lost Episode 5: Tourniquets!

Magpul Dynamics Medical Instructor Kerry Davis talks with S.W.A.T. Magazine TV about tourniquets and the importance of training for their use during a dynamic critical incident. Kerry covers both taking care of your partner in a worst case scenario, and also applying a tourniquet to yourself. Trainers Rob Pincus, Kyle Lamb, and Cecil Burch join…

Safety Cutter/Rescue Hook for Airline Carry-On

Frequent flier Rob Pincus is often asked what items can and cannot be taken as carry-ons on flights. Not because people want to sneak things onto flights, but because there are some gray areas with the way TSA enforces different rules, and they vary from airport to airport. In this video, Rob talks about a…

What’s in Your Tactical Walls Common Area? – SPONSORED

The Tactical Walls RFID unit that you place in an entryway or common area in your home will probably not contain the same items that the unit in a more secure area such as a barricade room will contain. If you take your preparation for armed home defense seriously, you already understand the importance of…

Safety Cutter/Rescue Hook Demonstration

Using a Benchmade 5 Hook, Rob Pincus demonstrates exactly how to use a safety cutter, also known as a rescue hook, to cut away clothing and expose a gunshot wound. It can also be used to cut away clothing on other types of injuries. Possible Scenarios During firearms training or practice, a person may have…

The Human Weapon System Download

Video Download: The Human Weapon System Robert Smith, M.D., of the Direct Action Medical Network reviews the inherent strengths and weaknesses of the human body in a combative environment. He and Rob Pincus discuss the effects that human anatomy and physiology have on training, technique selection and target selection. Dr. Smith also offers advice on…

PDN LIVE: Everyday Carry Gear

PDN Executive Director Rob Pincus answers your questions on carry pistols, holsters, accessories, medical gear and all things related to what you carry with you every day in order to be better prepared to take care of yourself or others.