Tourniquets

Known as: Tourniquet 
A device, such as a strip of cloth or a band of rubber, that is wrapped tightly around a leg or an arm to prevent the flow of blood to the leg or the… (More)

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2015
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2015
The purpose of this study is to examine our hypothesis that releasing tourniquet intraoperatively before wound closure is better… (More)
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2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND In a previous study conducted at a combat support hospital in Iraq, we reported the major lifesaving benefits of… (More)
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2005
2005
BACKGROUND Tourniquets are not commonly used in routine extremity trauma, but can be vital for hemorrhage control in austere… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Tourniquet application is a known means for bleeding prevention in the military prehospital setting. METHODS This… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
 To investigate the efficacy of ischemia in strength training with low mechanical stress, tourniquet ischemia was utilized in low… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
The effects of using a tourniquet during total knee arthroplasty were studied in 80 patients randomly allocated to two groups… (More)
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1987
1987
Previous recommendations for use of pneumatic tourniquets in extremity surgery suggest parameters for maximum pressure and time… (More)
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1985
1985
We measured the detailed pressure distribution under pneumatic tourniquets and Esmarch bandages in canine limbs. The results… (More)
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1977
1977
In 35 patients undergoing routine orthopaedic operations in which occlusive tourniquets were used there was a pronounced rise in… (More)
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1972
Highly Cited
1972
Local compression is known to damage peripheral nerves. Severe compression may actually crush the fibres and lead to Wallerian… (More)
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