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Descriptor in English: Tourniquets
Descriptor in Spanish: Torniquetes
Descriptor in Portuguese: Torniquetes
Descriptor in French: Garrots
Entry term(s): Tourniquet
Tree number(s): E07.926
Scope note: 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)
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
CL classification
EC economics
ES ethics
HI history
MI microbiology
PS parasitology
SD supply & distribution
SN statistics & numerical data
ST standards
TD trends
VE veterinary
VI virology
History Note: 66(63)
DeCS UI: 14504
Descriptor UI: D014111
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
Tourniquets - Preferred
Concept UI M0021718
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Tourniquets
Entry term(s) Tourniquet



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