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  • n. Plural form of tourniquet.


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  • In addition to bringing the paramedics "in house," Wait said, other SWAT officers would be cross-trained in basic emergency medicine and provided with equipment such as tourniquets or bandages so they can help one another in an emergency.

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  • Below the knees, there was only empty space and some leather cords for tourniquets.

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  • The uninjured tended to the wounded with supplies from a single medical kit, ripping up T-shirts for makeshift tourniquets.

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  • Reece tells Helfrich to check the tourniquets; things sometimes move in transit.

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  • That combination of new and old - of specially developed porcelain-powder gauze and old-fashioned tourniquets - is key to keeping gravely wounded soldiers alive in the minutes before they get to the hospital.

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  • She had been cleaning minor cuts with the alcohol she normally kept for special customers, and tying tourniquets when the call came.

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  • Very similar to the rubber bands: my mother is a nurse, I'm a Wilderness EMT-B, ever since I was a kid we had the rubber tourniquets in the house, they're basically very wide, free-end rubber bands.

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  • Tippett and another Marine tightened tourniquets to stanch the bleeding.

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  • A former head of the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, Holcomb, who spent two weeks at Landstuhl in December, said he had heard of "unwritten pacts among young Marines that if they get their legs and genitals blown off they won't put tourniquets on but will let each other die on the battlefield."

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  • Iran's theocrats scramble daily to apply systemic tourniquets to spontaneous outbursts of nondenominational fun.

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