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You're treating an Airman who cut his hand while using a radial saw The cut is open and bleeding What should you do first?


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August 19, 2009 11:37PM

In this order:

# Apply direct pressure. # Elevate the wound.

# Call EMS. # Cover the wound to prevent the victim from seeing the extent of the injury. # Treat for shock.

# Collect the avulsed pieces and place them on ice for possible reattachment.