Unformatted text preview: with I.V. solutions using the
appropriate tubing. DRESS AN OPEN ABDOMINAL WOUND
Dress Other Abdominal Wound(s)
If other abdominal wounds are present, dress and
bandage the wounds.
If the situation allows and materials are available,
cover the dressing(s) with cravats or strips of cloth.
Tie the tails of the reinforcing bandages over the
other edge of the field dressing (not over the field
¡ Do not tie any knots over the wound site. MONITOR A CASUALTY WITH AN OPEN
Keep the casualty in the knees-up position.
Evacuate the casualty as soon as possible.
Do not give the casualty anything to eat or drink.
¡ If the casualty asks for water, moisten his lips with a damp
cloth. If you leave the casualty, tell him to stay on his back
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- Fall '11
- Human abdomen, abdominal wound