Urgent Bite 66 - Tourniquets for fingers - with Dr Dave Sorrell

What is the safest and most cost effective way to tourniquet a finger.  We discuss a technique with Dr Dave Sorrell.  Check out the video to see Dave demonstrate this technique - https://youtu.be/o_rraUOay7Y 

 

Also check out the paper that examined the pressures of all the available techniques.  From the Western Journal of emergency Medicine in 2011 by Laham et al.  

https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21691536/

 

And the Academic Life in Emergency Medicine Blog post

https://www.aliem.com/trick-trade-hemostasis-finger/

 

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