Noun(1) bandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying pressure
(1) She winced as she pulled the tourniquet tight but knew it was better than losing consciousness due to loss of blood.(2) Drain blood from the finger and apply a tourniquet using a rubber band or a small Penrose drain at the base of the affected digit.(3) For limb wounds, a pneumatic tourniquet should be used if possible to reduce blood loss.(4) Many surgeons use a tourniquet (a tight band) around the thigh, which reduces blood flow around the knee.(5) Frequently he would return to the ward at night to check a plaster or that a tourniquet had not been left in situ inadvertently.(6) An alert Sailor called for someone to summon the corpsman and then he dropped to the deck to close off the blood loss by use of a tourniquet .(7) Nurse Friendly checks the tourniquet ; finds the pressure is low and adjusts it to the correct pressure.(8) A perioperative success is freedom from a tourniquet injury, not just the task of applying the tourniquet .(9) This does not preclude the operating physician's applying the tourniquet as he or she wishes.(10) The circulating nurse deflates the tourniquet after the elastic bandage is in place.(11) The doctor uses a hand or a tourniquet to temporarily block off the blood flow in the veins.(12) Do not use a tourniquet (to cut off circulation to the affected limb) or try to cut or suck the venom from the wound.(13) These recommended practices provide guidelines for use of pneumatic tourniquets , which primarily are used to occlude blood flow and obtain a near bloodless field for extremity surgery.(14) For example, at St Francis Medical Center, safe use of tourniquets is included in the orthopedic orientation.(15) In the past, physicians attempted to relieve the symptoms of congestive heart failure by using rotating tourniquets and diuretics.(16) Simultaneous surgeries requiring tourniquets or short time periods between tourniquet release can increase complications and allow the release of larger amounts of fat emboli into the circulation.
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