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Rummel tourniquet

 

Definition: a tourniquet fashioned by passing an umbilical tape around a vessel and bringing both ends through a short red rubber catheter. The tourniquet can be tightened and secured with a perpendicularly placed hemostat at the end of the catheter farthest from the vessel.

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