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North American Rescue Products Combat Application Tourniquet (C.A.T.)

 

 
 
 

Fran Hildwine, BS, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P | | Tuesday, February 19, 2008


As the use of tourniquets increases in the battle zone, rest assured they'll be back in use in civilian medicine in due time. Designed for one-hand application, theCombat Application Tourniquet (C.A.T.)fromNorth American Rescue Productsuses a well-designed windlass system with a free-moving internal band to produce circumferential pressure around the extremity. Once the tourniquet is tightened and bleeding has stopped, the windlass is securely locked in place with a Velcro strap.

VITALS

Colors: Black, orange

Weight: 2.08 oz.

Cost: $36.25

www.narescue.com

888/689-6277




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