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Title: Perform First aid for Bleeding of an Extremity


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Perform First aid for Bleeding of an Extremity
Page 3-388
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Evaluate the Casualty
  • Steps in a Primary Survey
  • Mask and Treat a Chemical Agent Casualty
  • Check the Casualty for Responsiveness
  • Check the Casualtys Airway
  • Check the Casualtys Breathing
  • Check the Casualtys Circulation
  • Check the Casualty for Bleeding
  • Treat for Chemical Agent Poisoning (if
    appropriate)
  • Check the Casualty for Shock

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Evaluate the Casualty
  • Steps in a Secondary Survey
  • Check the Casualty for Fractures
  • Check the Casualty for Burns
  • Check the Casualty for Closed Head Injury
  • (concussion)
  • Check the Casualty for
  • Environmental Injuries
  • Check the Casualty for
  • Other Wounds/ Fractures
  • Check the Casualty for
  • Combat Stress Reaction

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Perform First aid for Bleeding of an Extremity
Task Apply a Field Dressing, elevation and
manual pressure, a pressure dressing, and a
Tourniquet, as needed, to a wound on a
Casualtys limb Conditions Given a simulated
Casualty with bleeding from a limb and needed
Supplies Standards Score a GO on the
Performance Checklist
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All Bleeding stops eventually
Stop it before it runs out
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Dressing Material placed directly over a
wound Bandage Material used to Hold
Dressing Field Dressing Carried by all Soldiers
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Perform First aid for Bleeding of an Extremity
Step 1 Expose the Wound Use Caution with
Burns or if in a Chemical Environment
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Step 2 Apply Secure a Field
Dressing Expose the Wound Prepare
Dressing Open Dressing Apply to wound Secure
dressing Tie tails in Non-Slip Knot
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Step 3 Apply Manual Pressure Direct Pressure
for 5 to 10 Minutes
Step 4 Elevate the Injured Limb Do this at
the same time as Applying Pressure DO NOT elevate
a suspected Fracture
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Hold And Wrap
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Step 5 Apply a Pressure Dressing Only on a
wound of the Arm or Leg Placed on top of the
field dressing
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Need a hand ???
How about a Tourniquet ?
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Step 6 Determine if a Tourniquet is
Needed Only when all else Fails Not on wounds
to the Head, Neck, Chest Not used on amputation
of part of Hand or Foot Is used on amputation of
Upper Arm, Forearm, Thigh or Lower leg
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Step 7 Gather Materials for Making a
Tourniquet Tourniquet Bands Rigid
Object Securing Materials Padding
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Step 8 Select Tourniquet Site Upper
Arm Thigh Above the Joint, as Close to Joint as
Possible Not over a Fracture
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Step 9 Apply a Tourniquet ONLY USED AS LAST
RESORT
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Application Of Tourniquet(Tying of Half-Knot)
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Application of Tourniquet(Positioning Stick)
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Application Of Tourniquet(Full-Knot on Stick)
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Secure Stick
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Step 10 Dress an Amputation

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  • Step 11
  • Mark the Casualty
  • T and time of Tourniquet application
  • Do not cover tourniquet
  • Monitor Casualty and Treat for Shock

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Find your Partner Use the Performance Checklist
on Page 4-20 4-21
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