Dr. Victor Convertino: Army, FDA team up to create new lifesaving device

Dr. Victor Convertino, senior scientist, Army Institute of Surgical Research

For many years, researchers at the Army Institute of Surgical Research have concentrated on what they call compensatory reserve. That is, how much blood loss can a person sustain and the body still compensate. Dr. Victor Convertino, senior scientist at the Institute, tells Federal Drive with Tom Temin the Army, in concert with the FDA, has developed a new device that can help prevent battlefield deaths.