Brig. Gen. David Rubenstein quote
Brig. Gen. David Rubenstein, commander, European Regional Medical Command, on Apr. 2, referring to the first aid acronym which stands for: clear the "Airway," ensure "Breathing," check "Circulation." The use of IEDs has resulted in a reprioritization of treatment steps. Also, new procedures to stanch the blood flow have saved lives.

Since blood loss is the biggest battlefield killer, we've learned it's not ABC anymore. It's CAB.

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