Definition: 'Rummel Tourniquet'
Rummel tourniquetType: Term
1. a tourniquet fashioned by passing an umbilical tape around a vessel and bringing both ends through a short red rubber catheter. The tourniquet can be tightened and secured with a perpendicularly placed hemostat at the end of the catheter farthest from the vessel.
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