Wilderness: Pressure Immobilization Technique (cont.)
Pressure Immobilization Pictures
The pressure immobilization technique. A, Begin to wrap the limb with an elastic bandage. B, Continue wrapping up the limb. C, Wrapped limb. D, Begin to apply a splint. E, Wrapped and splinted limb.
Medically reviewed by Martin E Zipser, MD; American Board of Surgery
American College of Medical Toxicology, American Academy of Clinical Toxicology, American Association of Poison Control Centers, et al. Pressure immobilization after North American Crotalinae snake envenomation. J Med Toxicol. 2011; 7:322.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 1/8/2015
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