• lead
  • Proximal Femoral shaft fractures are commonly associated with marked blood loss which can lead to postoperative acute anemia and some other complications. (ac.ir)
  • operation
  • It frequently happens that men bleed to death before assistance can be procured, or lose so much blood as not to be able to go through an operation. (wikipedia.org)
  • This was the cause of the death of my friend Captain Bayne, of the Alfred, who having had his knee so shattered with round shot that it was necessary to amputate the limb, expired under the operation, in consequence of the weakness induced by loss of blood in carrying him so far. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 1785 Sir Gilbert Blane advocated that, in battle, each Royal Navy sailor should carry a tourniquet: "It frequently happens that men bleed to death before assistance can be procured, or lose so much blood as not to be able to go through an operation. (wikipedia.org)
  • safe
  • In rehabilitation settings, a tourniquet is used to restrict arterial blood flow at a consistent and safe pressure for short periods of time during low intensity exercise to more rapidly increase muscle size and strength. (wikipedia.org)