Aussie doc invents new shark bite first aid technique

Dr Nicholas Taylor recommends applying pressure 'between the hips and the bits'

An Aussie ED doctor has combined his medical training with his love of surfing to devise a simple first aid technique to “reliably” stem blood loss in the critical minutes after a shark bite.

Dr Nicholas Taylor
Dr Nicholas Taylor.

Avid surfer Dr Nicholas Taylor has created a method of applying pressure to the femoral artery that he hopes bystanders will use to save lives around the