Both you and the casualty are in a place of safety and you have sufficient time to
treat the casualty. In which of the following situations, if any, would you apply a
tourniquet without first trying to control the bleeding with a pressure dressing?
Severe bleeding from a wound on the leg.
Severe bleeding from a wound on the forearm.
Amputation of the forearm four inches below the elbow.
None of the above.
What is shown below? _____________________________________________
Identify the three labeled parts.
When applying the CAT, the friction adaptor buckle is not necessary for proper
application to a(n) _____________________ , but it must be used as added
protection when using two hands to apply the CAT to a(n) _________________ .
Which one of the following would be preferred for an improvised tourniquet band?
a. A wire that is 36 inches long.
b. A square of cloth (about 36 inches on each side) cut diagonally and folded into
c. A strong rubber band.
d. A bootlace.
You are going to apply an improvised tourniquet band made from a muslin
bandage. The band should be at least _________ wide when folded.