Combat Application Tourniquet (C-A-T)
The c-a-t tourniquet is a compact, lightweight tourniquet that can be self-applied using just one hand. It's windlass system provides true circumferential pressure to an extremity to occlude blood flow in the event of a traumatic wound with a significant hemorrhage. The cat has become the tourniquet of choice for many operational groups and is highly recommended by trauma medics.
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It was proven to be 100% effective by the US Army institute of surgical research and was noted in the February 2008 edition of the journal of trauma as the best prehospital tourniquet. It has been issued to more than one million military personnel and has nsn 6515-01-521-7976.

Product features

  • Official tourniquet of the US Army
  • Proven to be 100% effective in occluding blood flow in upper & lower extremities
  • Featuring NAR’s red tip technology with red elliptical tip to assist user in locating and threading
  • Reinforced windlass clip & highly visible security tab includes a writeable area to record the time of application
  • Beware cheap imported imitations that will place your (or your patient’s) life in extreme danger

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