You are going to apply an improvised tourniquet band made from a muslin
bandage. The band should be at least _________ wide when folded.
b. 1 inch.
d. 2 inches.
If the amputation site is about one inch below the elbow joint, the tourniquet
should be applied:
a. Between the wound and the elbow.
b. Directly over the elbow.
Two inches above the elbow.
d. Two inches distal to the shoulder joint.
A soldier has just had his forearm amputated slightly above the wrist. The
bleeding from the amputation site is not severe. What should you do first?
a. Apply an emergency bandage to the wound.
b. Apply a tourniquet two inches above the amputation site.
Apply a tourniquet to the amputated body part.
d. Apply a tourniquet two inches above the elbow.