You are applying an emergency trauma bandage to a wound on the limb. Indicate
the order in which the following steps are performed by writing the numbers
1 (first) through 7 (last) in the blanks before the steps?
Insert the elastic bandage completely into the pressure bar.
Place the dressing pad on the wound.
Wrap the elastic bandage around the wounded limb.
Wrap the elastic bandage tightly over the pressure bar.
Secure the hooking end of the closing bar into the elastic bandage.
Continue to wrap the elastic bandage around the limb so that all edges
of the pad are covered.
Pull the elastic bandage back over the top of the pressure bar, forcing
the bar down onto the pad.
If possible, practice performing tasks listed below using the following checklists. It
is recommended that you form a team of three -- one playing the role of the
rescuer, one playing the casualty, and one performing the evaluation using the
performance checklists provided.
Apply an emergency bandage to a wound on the arm or leg.
Apply a CAT to a wound on the arm or leg.
Apply an improvised tourniquet to a wound on the arm or leg.
If you cannot actually perform the task, perform it mentally. As you describe the
steps you would go through, have a person using the checklist evaluate your