The article analyzes the evidence and disputed points in the algorithm of the temporary bleeding stop in the prehospital phase using modern tourniquets. The paper provides a brief description of Combat Application Tourniquet, SWAT-Tourniquet as the most common ones. Both the immediate survival of victims in extreme conditions and the quality of later life due to the minimization of post-tourniquet complications (tourniquet syndrome, peripheral neuralgia, limb frostbite in the cold season) depend on the knowledge of the staff of emergency medical teams about the modern tourniquets (Combat Application Tourniquet, Special Operations Forces Tactical Tourniquet, Mechanical Advantage Tourniquet, Ratcheting Medical Tourniquet, SWAT-Tourniquet).
The technique of stopping nodular bleeding from the inguinal region with the use of a hemostatic bandage.
Emergency, effectivehemostasis is the main task in providing assistance bothin civil conditions and at battlefields.Haemostatics basedon chitosan when stopping massive bleeding relates to first aidby North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) classification.
According to the world statistics, every year more than 50 million people suffer injuries of varying severity only as a result of traffic accidents. Such a large scale of the problem shows that there is a need to introduce modern solutions in the treatment of traumatic injuries to raise the survival level.
Team of instructors of NGO “White Berets – Rivne”, to the best of its ability, continues to study the most common, in the conditions of ATO, local haemostatics Celox (powder and gauze) and COMBAT GAUZE (gauze), domestic product Revul manufactured by YURiA-PHARM, and handicraft solution Caproferr (distributed by many volunteers).