The "wad" of a pressure dressing is placed:
a. Two to four inches above (proximal to) the field dressing.
b. On top of the field dressing and over the wound.
c. Two to four inches below (distal to) the field dressing.
When applying a pressure dressing, the tails should be tied:
Directly over the wound.
Over the outer edge of the dressing.
On the other side of the arm (side opposite the wound).
Wherever the tails happen to cross.
The portion of the limb below the pressure dressing is cool to the touch and the
nail beds on the limb are bluish. The pressure dressing should be
___________________ and ____________________. If the condition does not
improve, _____________________ the casualty.
You will use digital pressure to help control severe bleeding from an open wound
on the thigh. Use _______________________________ to apply pressure to the
pressure point at the front, center part of the crease in the groin in order to press
the artery against the bone.
Exercises for Section II
Which of the following is applied with the intent of stopping blood circulation?