Hopefully you will never need to know this stuff. But then you never really know for sure about anything these days!
So keep your head and pay attention to what is going on.
As the threat might still be around!
Remember that you are useless to anybody if you get shot too!
- Direct pressure, elevation, pressure bandage—in that order. Elevate the wound above the heart, and apply a pressure bandage. …
- If all else fails in an extremity, go to a tourniquet. (It may come down to “lose a limb or lose a life.” …
- If the area is rapidly swelling, that’s a sign of internal bleeding.
- GET HELP ASAP! Hopefully somebody will have a cell phone that works!