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        12/9/2013, Tevet 6, 5774

      IDF Medics Distribute New Tourniquets

      The IDF Medical Corps deployed a new field hospital on Monday as part of a general drill. The commanding officer described how the corps successfully save more lives in recent years than previously, with new techniques like personal modified tourniquets and blood-clotting bandages distributed to the various divisions, in order to reduce the immediate effects of injuries and to prolong lives until proper medical care is administered.