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Post by ReadyMom on Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:23 pm

How to Make & Use a Tourniquet: An Illustrated Guide
https://www.artofmanliness.com/articles/make-use-tourniquet/

Tourniquets exist in a class of medical techniques associated with wilderness survival and military medicine primarily because they are only used in drastic, uncontrollable circumstances. Whether on the battlefield or some distant peak, a tourniquet is often the only way to stop excessive bleeding to severely injured limbs. Using a strip of fabric, belt, or other material, tourniquets constrict blood flow until the wound can be attended to by medical professionals. ---CONTINUED---

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Post by ReadyMom on Mon Oct 22, 2018 10:24 pm

Save Lives Like a Combat Medic: How to Use a Tourniquet to Control Major Bleeding
https://www.artofmanliness.com/articles/how-to-save-lives-like-an-army-medic-using-a-tourniquet-to-control-major-bleeding/

One of those skills is knowing how to control major blood loss without dedicated gear. And it’s something every man—whether soldier or civilian–should be well-versed in. Today I’ll be providing a primer on this lifesaving piece of knowhow. ---CONTINUED---

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Post by ReadyMom on Thu Nov 08, 2018 11:35 am

How & When To Use A Tourniquet
http://survivallife.com/2014/08/08/how-when-to-use-a-tourniquet/

Injury is not something anyone likes to deal with. However, they happen and you need to know how to save the life of a loved one. Extremity bleeding can quickly cause shock and death. When pressure bandages and pressure points fail to control bleeding, another option is available.   ---CONTIUED---

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