Wrist tourniquet: The most patient-friendly way of bloodless hand surgery


Karalezli N., Ogun C. O. , Ogun T. C. , Yidirim S., Tuncay İ.

JOURNAL OF TRAUMA-INJURY INFECTION AND CRITICAL CARE, vol.62, no.3, pp.750-754, 2007 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 62 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/01.ta.0000249076.11239.96
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF TRAUMA-INJURY INFECTION AND CRITICAL CARE
  • Page Numbers: pp.750-754

Abstract

Background: The literature is scarce on wrist tourniquets. In this study, three well-established locations of tourniquet setting including upper arm, proximal forearm, and wrist were compared on the same limb using both clinical as well as biochemical variables in paramedical volunteers.