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How to Stop a Bleeding Injury

Bleeding

  • DRAB - Put on gloves to protect you against their blood.
  • Sit or lay the casualty down.
  • Examine the wound, look for foreign objects, don't remove them but pad around them with bandages.
  • Elevate the wound above the level of the heart.
  • Apply direct pressure to the wound. If there is an embedded object, place pressure around the wound.

 

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