Are There Any Guidelines on Best Practices for Hospital Admission of a Patient with a Pre-Applied Tourniquet?
How should a patient be assessed and managed if a tourniquet has been applied to establish hemostasis prior to admission? What is the best practice? Do guidelines exist? The use of tourniquets in pre-hospital settings is increasing to prevent life-threatening blood loss, based on fundamental changes in doctrine regarding early use of tourniquets , and [...]