Tourniquet sentence example

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  • If the bleeding from an arm or leg is so extreme as to be life-threatening and if it cannot be stopped by any other means, a tourniquet may be required.

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  • The aim of applying a tourniquet is to block the flow of blood in the veins going back to the heart.

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  • However, in the process of limiting further blood loss, the tourniquet also drastically deprives the limb tissues of oxygen.

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  • Phlebotomists usually use an elastic band as a tourniquet.

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  • Generalized muscle perfusion remains above normal for up to 15 minutes after tourniquet deflation.

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  • Don't use a tourniquet or cut the bite open.

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  • If blood enters the chamber you know you are in a vein and in that case - release the tourniquet.

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  • He ripped the sleeves from the shirt and tied a tourniquet around each leg.

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  • In knee replacement surgery, as the duration of the operation increases, tourniquet pain can become a problem.

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  • Initially 10 nurses produced a tourniquet effect, five produced insufficient ankle pressure and two produced excessive ankle pressure.

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  • Cardiovascular Increases in systemic blood pressure, central venous pressure and heart rate have been reported immediately after tourniquet inflation.

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  • Prolonged tourniquet times have been related to respiratory failure requiring postoperative ventilation, especially in trauma.

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  • Patients undergoing surgery under regional anesthesia initially experience a dull ache in the exsanguinated limb after about 30 minutes of tourniquet application.

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  • If a tourniquet is used, the insertion of an iv cannula may be achieved one handed whilst the anesthetist holds the face mask.

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  • She gently placed a tourniquet around my foreleg as a tear ran down her cheek.

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  • Do n't use a tourniquet or cut the bite open.

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  • If worn too tightly, a girdle can act like a tourniquet and restrict the flow of blood from the feet and legs.

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  • For reactions to insect stings or allergy shots, a tourniquet should be placed between the puncture site and the heart; the tourniquet should be released every 10 minutes.

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