Pneumatic Tourniquets Operation and Maintenance

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In surgery on a limb, an automatic tourniquet can be used to temporarily restrict blood flow. This can be useful in treatment of trauma and in procedures where unrestricted bleeding would make work difficult or impossible.

Zimmer Automatic Tourniquet System, A.T.S. 2000. Tubes of a cuff are connected to the "Main" channel. Tabs of instruction cards are visible above the connectors.