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Tourniquet Basics: Combat Application Tourniquet

by Brittany Schlueter, MSN, RN, EMT. Lisa Schlitzkus, M.D., F.A.C.S..

- Published: 08/07/2019 | Running Time: 03:19

A tourniquet is used for victims with potential life-threatening bleeding. This video demonstrates how to apply the Combat Application Tourniquet also known as CAT.

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After completing this module you will be able to:

  • Identify the components of the CAT tourniqet.
  • Identify the basic steps of applying a CAT tourniquet.
  • Demonstrate the proper procedure of applying the CAT tourniquet.

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