tourniquet

  1. SplintedTheWrongLeg

    When to use TQ over pressure bandage?

    I may be answering my own question here, but wouldn’t you use a pressure bandage on a wound that CAN be controlled with direct pressure and a TQ on a wound that CANNOT? We didn’t go over a lot of different bandages in EMT school, just the different jack-of-all-trades applications of a few. The...
  2. E

    Tourniquet Placement- Where do YOU Place a Tourniquet?

    I have heard several compelling arguments with contradictory conclusions on tourniquet placement. One crowd argues furiously that tourniquets have been found to effectively stop bleeding when applied to a distal extremity, despite the preferable anatomy of a proximal extremity for tourniquet...

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