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    mayim, Gentle Giant

    I don't think clearly when the adrenaline flows, but "stop the bleeding" is pretty basic.  And doing nothing would quickly start feeling like the wrong thing to do.

    They haven't taught tourniquets and pressure points in courses I've taken recently.  Direct pressure is simpler and probably more foolproof--but tourniquets and pressure points would have been appropriate for some of these injuries.

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