You are preparing a casualty with a tourniquet in place for evacuation. Should you
cover the tourniquet with a blanket, poncho, or similar material to protect it from
Exercises for Section IV
You are applying an emergency trauma bandage to a wound on the limb. Indicate
the order in which the following steps are performed by writing the numbers
1 (first) through 7 (last) in the blanks before the steps?
Insert the elastic bandage completely into the pressure bar.
Place the dressing pad on the wound.
Wrap the elastic bandage around the wounded limb.
Wrap the elastic bandage tightly over the pressure bar.
Secure the hooking end of the closing bar into the elastic bandage.
Continue to wrap the elastic bandage around the limb so that all edges
of the pad are covered.
Pull the elastic bandage back over the top of the pressure bar, forcing
the bar down onto the pad.
The chitosan dressing is used for:
c. A complete amputation of an upper arm or thigh in lieu of a tourniquet.
The chitosan dressing pouch is opened by:
a. Pulling the unsealed edges of the pouch apart.
b. Cutting the pouch along the dotted line.
c. Ripping the pouch open (notch on edge to notch on opposing edge.