Recognition of Arterial Bleeding
Bright red blood
|Darker, reddish-blue blood|
|Not often appreciated until blood pressure increases||Obvious on presentation|
Emergency Management of Bleeding
Location of Arterial Pressure Points:
Pressure on the wound is the most effective means of controlling hemorrhage.
Return to Systems Priorities
Arterial bleeding following a
fracture of the distal radius and ulna.
Return to Controlling Hemorrhage