When applying a pressure dressing, the tails should be tied:
a. Directly over the wound.
b. Over the outer edge of the dressing.
On the other side of the limb (away from the wound).
d. Wherever the tails happen to cross.
The portion of the limb below the pressure dressing has become cool to
the touch and the nail beds on the limb are turning bluish. The pressure
dressing should be
If the condition does not improve
Normally, a tourniquet should be applied ________ to __________ inches
above (closer to the heart than) the wound.
If the amputation site is about one inch below the elbow joint, the tourniquet is
a. Between the wound and the elbow.
b. Directly over the elbow.
Slightly above the elbow.
d. Four to six inches above the elbow.