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Tourniquets Summary

Description: Devices for the compression of a blood vessel by application around an extremity to control the circulation and prevent the flow of blood to or from the distal area. (From Dorland, 28th ed)

Also Known As: Tourniquet

Networked: 2277 relevant articles (107 outcomes, 247 trials/studies) for this Therapy

Key Diseases for which Tourniquets is Relevant

  1. Pain (Aches) : 34 outcomes 67 studies in 424 results
  2. Hemorrhage : 18 outcomes 10 studies in 206 results
  3. Ischemia : 12 outcomes 52 studies in 439 results
  4. Wounds and Injuries (Trauma) : 10 outcomes 25 studies in 265 results
  5. Shock : 6 outcomes 16 studies in 220 results
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Drugs Related to Tourniquets

  1. Lidocaine (Xylocaine)
  2. Propofol (Diprivan)
  3. Ketamine
  4. Bupivacaine (Bupivacaine Hydrochloride)
  5. Morphine (MS Contin)
  6. Fentanyl (Sublimaze)
  7. Meperidine (Pethidine)
  8. Oxygen
  9. Clonidine (ST 155)
  10. Succinylcholine (Suxamethonium Chloride)
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Therapies Related to Tourniquets

  1. Analgesia
  2. Anesthesia
  3. Arthroplasty
  4. Conduction Anesthesia (Regional Anesthesia)
  5. General Anesthesia
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