You have applied a field first aid dressing, manual pressure, and elevation to a
wound on the casualty's thigh, but blood is still leaking from the dressing. What
should you do now?
When applying a pressure dressing on top of a field first aid dressing, the tails of
the cravat should be tied:
a. Directly over the wound.
b. Over the outer edge of the dressing.
On the other side of the arm (side opposite the wound).
d. Wherever the tails happen to cross.
The portion of the limb below the emergency bandage is cool to the touch and the
nail beds on the limb are bluish. The bandage should be ___________________
and ____________________. If the condition does not improve,
_____________________ the casualty.
You are going to use digital pressure to help control severe bleeding from an open
wound on the casualty's 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.
Which of the following is applied with the intent of stopping blood circulation?
a. Emergency bandage.
b. Manual pressure.