18 people found this helpful. There are only two tourniquets we can recommend.
Tourniquet, quikclot z fold, israeli bandage, hyfin chest seal, more gauze, and some tape.
Cat tourniquet gen 7 instructions. Prototype generation 7 combat application tourniquet. I was referred to this nar cat, gen 7, tourniquet for nar's (north american rescue) reputation in quality and reliability. The gen 4 still maintains its true 1.5” tourniquet strap, providing a wider compression pattern than most standard.
13 points · 3 months ago. Army’s institute of surgical research. Vat since its combat introduction by the u.s.
If used correctly, the cat has the ability to save lives. Posted by unknown on 03 12 2018 i have a few cats from rc. With one application method for both the arm and the leg, the sof ® tourniquet gen 4 is the easiest tourniquet to operate under stress, which can lead to reduced levels of blood loss and ultimately better quality patient care.
Army proven to be 100% effective in occluding blood flow in both upper & lower extremities by the u.s. Army’s institute of surgical research. Great product, just hope i never have to use them.
Posted by unknown on 03 20 2018 this is far better than the one i previously had, it is effective and easy to apply. How to use a combat application tourniquet (cat): Ten users conducted 20 tests each.
The new gen 7 is simpler to use thanks to a single application protocol, single buckle routing system and further improvements to its. The innovations in the cat are protected by u.s. Hope to not have to use, but if i do, i am confident in this tourniquets reliability based on its' reputation.
It is an ideal tourniquet in combat because it small, lightweight and can be placed on the injured area using only one hand. Scroll down and the instructions are there. It can be worn on your duty belt, molle/pals compatible vest, or in the accessory.
Quick, effective and easy to apply with one or both hands. The challenge was to find the best, most forward looking way possible to enhance performance and maximize application success. But a cat can also be used commercially to stop severe bleeding in the arms and legs.
A general misconception of the cat is that it will result in the casu… Features official tourniquet of the u.s. The combat application tourniquet (cat) is an effective tool to help control severe blood loss from body's extremities.
Velcro holds well, and windlass turns reliably. Army’s institute of surgical research new single routing buckle for faster application, decreased blood loss, effective slack removal, fewer windlass turns, and simplified training with single protocol application standards includes reinforced. Army’s institute of surgical research.