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Our Selected Clinical Literature (for educational viewing only)

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Noordin et al. "Surgical Tourniquets in Orthopaedics" Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, 91 (2009): 2958-2967.

Reilly et al. "Minimizing Tourniquet Pressure in Pediatric Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstructive Surgery. A Blinded, Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial." Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 29 (2009): 275-280.

McEwen J and Casey V. Measurement of hazardous pressure levels and gradients produced on human limbs by non-pneumatic tourniquets. Proc 32nd Conf Can Med Biol Eng Conf (Calgary, Canada), 2009, pp 1-4.

Kragh, JF, et al. "Extended (16-Hour) Tourniquet Application After Combat Wounds: A Case Report and Review of the Current Literature." Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, 21 (2009): 274-278.

Kragh, JF, et al. "Practical Use of Emergency Tourniquets to Stop Bleeding in Major Limb Trauma." J Trauma, 64 (2008): S38-S50.

Younger A, Kalla T, McEwen JA, Inkpen K. "Survey of tourniquet use in orthopaedic foot and ankle surgery." Foot and Ankle International, 26(3) (2005): 208-17.

Younger A, McEwen JA, Inkpen K. "Wide contoured thigh cuffs and automated limb occlusion measurement allow lower tourniquet pressures." Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 428 (2004): 286-93.

Kalla T, Younger A, McEwen JA, Inkpen K. "Survey of tourniquet use in podiatric surgery." Journal of Foot and Ankle Surgery, 42(2) (2003): 68-76.

McEwen JA, Kelly DL, Jardanowski T, Inkpen K. "Tourniquet safety in lower leg applications." Orthopaedic Nursing, 21(5) (2002): 55-62.

McEwen JA, Inkpen K. "Tourniquet safety: Preventing skin injuries." The Surgical Technologist, 24(8) (2002): 6-15.

McEwen JA, Inkpen K, Younger A."Thigh tourniquet safety." The Surgical Technologist, 24(7) (2002): 9-18.

Tredwell SJ, Wilmink M, Inkpen K, McEwen JA. "Pediatric tourniquets: Analysis of cuff/limb interface and guidelines for use." Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics, 21(5) (2001): 671-6.

Paris-Seeley NJ, McEwen JA, Romilly DP. "A compliance-independent pressure transducer for biomedical device-tissue interfaces." Biomedical Instrumentation & Technology, 34(6) (2000): 423-31.

Henderson CL, Warriner CB, McEwen JA, Merrick PM. "A North American survey of intravenous regional anesthesia." Anesthesia and Analgesia, 85 (1997): 858-63.

Graham B, Breault MJ, McEwen JA, McGraw RW. "Occlusion of arterial flow in the extremities at subsystolic pressures through the use of wide tourniquet cuffs." Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, 286(1993): 858-63.

McGraw RW, McEwen JA. "The tourniquet". Chapter in Unsatisfactory Results in Hand Surgery. R. M. McFarlane, Ed. Churchill Livingstone, New York (1987), 5-13.

McEwen JA, Auchinleck GF. "Advances in surgical tourniquets." AORN Journal, 36(5) (1982): 889-96.

McEwen JA. "Complications of and improvements in pneumatic tourniquets used in surgery." Medical Instrumentation, 15(4) (1981): 253-7.

An Interesting Patent Describing a Unique Tourniquet-Related Safety Improvement for IVRA (Bier Block Anesthesia)

McEwen, JA, et al.,. United States Patent No. 5,855,589, January 5, 1999, "Physiologic Tourniquet for Intravenous Regional Anesthesia."

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Last updated May 2017
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