Sentence Examples

  • If the bleeding from an arm or leg is so extreme as to be life-threatening and if it cannot be stopped by any other means, a tourniquet may be required.
  • However, in the process of limiting further blood loss, the tourniquet also drastically deprives the limb tissues of oxygen.
  • Phlebotomists usually use an elastic band as a tourniquet.
  • For reactions to insect stings or allergy shots, a tourniquet should be placed between the puncture site and the heart; the tourniquet should be released every 10 minutes.
  • If worn too tightly, a girdle can act like a tourniquet and restrict the flow of blood from the feet and legs.

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