Controlling exhaunguating hemorrhage has become the first goal in TCCC care. the "X" in "XABC" is for exhaunguating hemorrhage. The primary method to control massive extremity hemorrhage is the use of tourniquets. Below are links to PDF and PowerPoint versions of current TCC recommendations. We have also included links tro North American Rescue's YouTube presentations for proper application of the Combat Application Tiourniquet (CAT).
Listed below are links to CAT Tourniquet Applications. These videos are courtsey North American Rescue.
C-A-T® Tourniquet One-handed Arm Application Tutorial
C-A-T® Tourniquet Buddy-Aid Arm Application Tutorial
C-A-T® Tourniquet Self-Aid Lower Extremity Application Tutorial
C-A-T® Tourniquet Buddy-Aid Leg Application Tutorial