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tourniquet

ter ni kit

  • n  bandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying pressure

  • He still had his sock as his tourniquet.
  • Now a Florida surgeon suggests that the currently fashionable technique, combining a tourniquet with crosswise incisions and sucking out the venom, may not be much better.
  • He managed to shake off the snake and ran screaming to a neighbor, who applied a tourniquet that saved Morantz from almost certain death.
News & Articles

  • Marathon bombing survivor takes 'first steps' toward normal life
    It's been two months since Roseann Sdoia lost her right leg in the attack on the Boston Marathon and since a former stranger, Northeastern University student Shores Salter, used a belt as a tourniquet to save her life.
    June 17, 2013 - WCVB Boston
  • OHK Medical Devices & Mitsubishi Corp. to Launch HemaClear® in Japan
    OHK Medical Devices Ltd., manufacturer of the HemaClear® single-use, sterile, exsanguinating tourniquet device, announced today that it has entered an exclusive agreement with Japan Medicalnext Co.,Ltd., a Mitsubishi Corporation company, to introduce HemaClear® to the Japanese market. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10821754.htm
    June 13, 2013 - PRWeb
Quotes

  • John McCain in Reuters
    McCain, speaking in Colorado before the bill was approved, said it was "not a cure, it's a tourniquet. It will stop the bleeding but now we've got to reform the way we do business in Washington."
  • Jeff Conine in Seattle Post Intelligencer
    Right now, [Pavano] is our MVP,Conine said. "He's our man. He is our tourniquet."
  • Norm Coleman in Bemidji Pioneer
    You can't sit in the cheap seats, look down and say I'm going to make it better,Coleman said, describing the bailout package as "putting a tourniquet around an artery that's broken."

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