December 15, 2012
Expanding Foam Could Stop Internal Bleeding
Nic Halverson, ABC Science
US researchers have developed a spray foam that can be injected into a wounded soldier's abdominal cavity to help stop internal bleeding.
When soldiers are wounded on the battlefield, getting them to advanced-level treatment facilities within the first 60 minutes of injury often makes the difference between life and death.
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