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    I've babbled about this ad nauseum in other...

    I've babbled about this ad nauseum in other forums but I'm a big fan of a roll of 2 inch athletic tape (and a razor if you're not a sadist)--won't help much for skiing but for hiking it can convert a...
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    Well your foot would only be dead while the...

    Well your foot would only be dead while the tourniquet was on. Just don't leave it too long.


    Tourniquets are bad because lack of blood supply and the direct pressure of the tourniquet damages...
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    I'm sorry, but I'm going to have to insist on...

    I'm sorry, but I'm going to have to insist on seeing a picture of your dead white foot before I believe you.
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    Like Summit said. If you had stopped the...

    Like Summit said. If you had stopped the arterial inflow your foot would be white, not blue.
    If you don't have a proper tourniquet at least use something that isn't elastic. A pack strap maybe. ...
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    Good luck occluding a femoral artery with Voile...

    Good luck occluding a femoral artery with Voile straps. More likely you'll block the venous outflow without stopping arterial inflow, increasing the bleeding.
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