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As Kauboy noted, everyone should learn the US Army 4 Life Saving Steps.
1. Clear the airway
2. Stop the bleeding
3. Protect the wound
4. Treat for shock

This just MIGHT keep the patient alive long enough to get to proper medical care.
Notice the order - they are that way on purpose.
 

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It is a long held practice for a person responding to a medical emergency to use the injured person's IFAK to render aid to them.
This prevents their own IFAK from being utilized in case the threat remains and it may still be needed.
For this purpose, your IFAK should contain everything you can self-administer, as well as what can be administered to you if you are unable.
Take an example of a concealed carrier responding to an active shooter. The concealed carrier receives an injury, but a bystander is medically trained. The bystander has no equipment, since they didn't anticipate needing it. But the concealed carrier has the equipment needed. They may have just saved their own life by having that equipment ready for another to use.

Do you disagree with this practice?
In basic combat first aid, we were taught to use the wounded soldier's battle dressing on him - not your own.
You might just need yours in another few minutes.
 
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