# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Health Assisting Careers Task 133354741

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Control external bleeding.


Control should include
  • care for open wounds, including abrasions, lacerations, avulsions, and puncture wounds
  • use of various types of bandages and compresses
  • application of a pressure dressing
  • care for a severed body part
  • care for an embedded object
  • care for a nosebleed
  • care for a mouth, tooth, or lip injury.

Process/Skill Questions

  • Why is it recommended to apply pressure to a wound?
  • What measures other than pressure can be implemented to control bleeding?

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