Learn the Right Way to Make a Tourniquet

A trauma surgeon shows how to make a tourniquet in 7 steps.
2:05 | 01/27/17

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If Trevor was bleeding played. A significant amount if he was subverting out. In that military. Locations they would put on aid attorney Kent. We don't want people delayed transport to the hospital. By. Any stretch of the imagination. OK if he's leading down here. We can put pressure here. OK. Let's say you have a scarf on. And you want something that's more than an inch wide. May make a loop here. You put both. Ends of this through. OK and you tighten it. Okay. After you tightness to a degree. Where. You've now stopped this person's Paulson. You haven't stopped complete a mountain. Blood flow coming down but the patients not spurning outlet anymore. And I take one this way and I take one this way I go around. And I tie. I'm nice and not hear them. Yeah. You have to write down somewhere. That is what tying you did this. Usually on the forehead. If someone is hemorrhaging Alex. It can increase your chances of living some. It can. Make the difference between life and death.

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