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John Croushorn MD, co-founder and CMO, and Scott Dodson, CEO, of Compression Works discuss the development process of lifesaving medical technology.

Listen to the full episode to find out: 

  • How the battlefield-tested AAJT-S medical device can be used for patients with cardiac arrest
  • How to avoid confusion when launching a new version of medical equipment
  • How the unique, multi-functional AAJT-S junctional tourniquet is helping military and civilian EMS professionals assess and address non-compressible hemorrhages

ER Innovation Series: Podcast I: AAJT-S (Abdominal Aortic and Junctional Tourniquet – Stabilized) 

This podcast dives into the creation and evolution of the AAJT-S from its original design as the AAT through its current design and capabilities. Discussion points include: Why the AAJT-S excels in rescue situations, How it compares to Zone 3 REBOA, How certain studies either input fraudulent bias or negligently ignore data, The extraordinarily low pain tolerances some physicians involved in a preferential research study apparently have to misinform readers, Why committees need to re-evaluate their position on medical items that exist in rescue contracts…and actually consider the context / environment in which these medical items will be utilized…or IEBM (Improved Environmental Based Medicine), and more…