The Fastest, Safest, Most Effective Prehospital Field Tourniquet!
The Combat Application Tourniquet (CAT) Gen 7 is a medical device designed to quickly and effectively control severe bleeding in emergency situations
The CAT Gen 7 has a new design with an updated windlass clip and buckle, which makes it easier to apply and adjust
To properly apply the CAT Gen 7, first make sure the patient is in a stable position and the limb is elevated. Then, place the tourniquet around the limb, above the wound and tighten until bleeding stops. Next, secure the windlass and lock in place.
The CAT Gen 7 is indicated for use in emergency situations where severe bleeding is present and cannot be controlled by direct pressure or other methods.
The CAT Gen 7 can be left in place for up to 2 hours.
The CAT Gen 7 can be used on children, but the proper size and technique should be used for their smaller limbs.
The CAT Gen 7 can be used on both upper and lower extremities.
No, tourniquets are considered single-use items and cannot be reused. Special training tourniquets are available that can be reused multiple times in training classes. These training tourniquets cannot be used in emergency situations.