Controlling Bleeding

TASK: Apply an Emergency Bandage, Combat Gauze, manual pressure, pressure dressing, Combat Application Tourniquet, and/or improvised tourniquet, as needed.

CONDITIONS: Given a simulated casualty with bleeding from a limb and needed supplies.

STANDARD: Score a GO on the performance checklists. Additional injuries to the casualty are prevented.

REFERENCES: Army’s Combat Lifesaver Course: Student Self-Study (PDF)