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Guidelines of King et al for Removal of a Tourniquet

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Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery

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Removal of a tourniquet after it has been applied needs to be done carefully. Release of a tourniquet can result in rebleeding or the reperfusion syndrome. King et al listed guidelines for the removal of a tourniquet.

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