You have applied a tourniquet to a casualty's left leg. Which one of the following
is a proper method of marking the casualty?
Write a "T" and the time of application on the casualty's forehead.
Write a "T" and the time of application on the dressing over the stump.
Write "LL" and the time of application on the casualty's forehead.
Write "LL" and the time of application on the dressing over the stump.
Write your initials on the casualty's chest.
Exercises for Section III
You have controlled the bleeding from a wound on the casualty's thigh. The
casualty lost a good deal of blood. Also, the casualty's skin appears to be pale,
cool, and clammy. His is breathing faster than normal and he is acting agitated.
The casualty is probably suffering from:
In most cases, the casualty's legs are placed on a stable object so that his feet are
slightly higher than the level of his heart to help control shock. In which of the
following circumstances would another position be used?
a. The casualty has an open abdominal wound.
b. The casualty has an open chest wound.
c. All of the above.
A casualty has a severe wound on the forearm, but the forearm is not fractured.
Should you apply a splint to a forearm?
You have controlled the bleeding to a casualty with a severe wound to the arm.
The casualty will be evacuated by improvised litter. What other thing should you
do before having the casualty evacuated?