What part of the field dressing should be applied directly over an open wound?
Top side of the dressing (side to which tails are attached).
White side of the dressing.
Either side of the dressing.
When applying a field dressing to a bleeding wound on the arm, the tails should be
tied in a nonslip knot:
Directly over the center of the wound.
Over the outer edge of the dressing.
On the other side of the arm (away from the wound).
Wherever the tails happen to cross.
You have just applied a field dressing to a wound on the casualty's arm. Under
what circumstance would you loosen the field dressing?
The bleeding has stopped.
The casualty has lost consciousness.
The casualty complains of thirst.
There is no pulse in the limb below (distal to) the bandage.
You have applied a field dressing to a bleeding wound on the casualty's forearm.
The limb is not fractured. You should also apply _____________ ____________
directly over the wound and ____________________ the arm.
You have applied a field dressing, manual pressure, and elevation to a wound on
the casualty's thigh, but blood is still leaking from the dressing. What should you
A pressure dressing is usually:
a. Another field dressing.
b. Folded material secured by a cravat.