Why should you push away any loose clothing near a casualty's open wound
before applying a field dressing?
a. To allow the wound to get air.
b. To provide a sterile work area.
To apply ointment to the wound.
d. To see the extent of the wound.
A casualty is bleeding from a wound in the leg. Part of the trouser material is
stuck to the wound. You should:
a. Gently pull the stuck material from the wound.
b. Cut around the stuck material so it will be free from the rest of the trouser
material. The stuck material should not be removed from the wound.
Under what conditions should the tourniquet be removed?
a. NEVER, this will allow the casualty to continue bleeding.
b. Periodically, to return circulation to the limb
Under proper conditions when time is on your side.
When applying a field dressing to a bleeding wound on the arm, the tails should
be tied in a non-slip knot:
a. Directly over the center of the wound.
b. At the edge of the dressing.
On the other side of the arm (away from the wound).
d. Wherever the tails happen to cross.