Tourniquet, khaki fabric with string attached

Production date
Unknown

Description
Tourniquet, khaki fabric with string attached.





A tourniquet was used to treat a haemorrhage to stop the bleeding. A tourniquet consisted of a band to encircle the limb and of an apparatus whereby the band may be sufficiently tightened to arrest the supply of blood in the main artery leading to the wound.
Collection Type
Objects
Catalogue Number
1847/31

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