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1

What is the management plan for care under fire? (1-4)

1. Return fire and take cover.
2. Direct casualty to remain engaged if appropriate.
3. Direct casualty to move to cover and apply self-aid if able.
4. Try to keep the casualty from sustaining additional wounds.

2

What is the management plan for care under fire? (5-7)

5. extricate from burning vehicles or buildings and stop the burning
6. Stop life-threatening external hemorrhage if tactically feasible:
7. Airway management is generally best deferred until the Tactical Field Care phase.

3

What can we do to stop external hemorrhage while managing care under fire?

***if tactically feasible****
1. Direct casualty to control hemorrhage
2. Use limb tourniquet
3. Apply the limb tourniquet over the uniform “high and tight”

4

What is the Basic Management Plan for Tactical Field Care: Basic Considerations

1. Establish a security perimeter
2. Maintain tactical situational awareness.
3. Triage casualties as required.

5

Casualties with any sort of ALOC should have what done?

1. Weapons and communication equipment taken away
2. placed in recovery position w/ airway open and maybe OPA/NPA inserted

6

If bleeding is not controlled with the first tourniquet, ...

1. if able, check to make sure sufficiently tight
2. apply a second tourniquet side-by-side with the first.

7

If tourniquet is not an option because of location, what can I do and what is the procedure? When is this done?

1. Pack wound w/ Combat Gauze
2. hold pressure for at least 3min if possible (if necessary find someone else)
3. done during tactical field care (not care under fire)