Haemhorrage Control in Combat Situations
The Combat Application Tourniquet (CAT) is a small and lightweight one-handed tourniquet that completely occludes arterial blood flow of an extremity in the event of a traumatic wound with significant haemorrhage.
True circumferential pressure is provided to the extremity via the windlass system with a free moving internal band that the CAT incorporates. Once tightened, the windlass is locked in place when bleading has ceased.The CAT also has a Velcro Windlass Strap for further securing of the windlass during patient transport.
- Quickly controls life-threatening extremity bleeding
- Small and lightweight
- Cost effective
- Can be stored easily on the side of your belt.
This model is a CAT - Combat Application Tourniquet in Black