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Rate of blood loss through amputation of an arm will depend on a range of things including initial blood pressure and heart rate of the patient etc. Plus, blood pressure falls as the amount of fluid left in the blood vessels becomes insufficient (Merck MSD Manual, 2019). How the arm is severed can be a factor too. Some actions can seal the blood vessels at ...


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So, immediately after a finger amputation has occured, your first steps in terms of providing first aid are going to be ensure the scene is safe and that there are no additional life threats to the patient so. Life threats being things such as not breathing/no pulse and severe bleeding. Now, for the finger... You're going to want to gently clean both the ...


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