TITLE

The Tourniquet

AUTHOR(S)
Kravetz, Robert E.
PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Dec2001, Vol. 96 Issue 12, p3425
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Looks at the discovery of screw tourniquet in 1718 by Jean Louis Petit. Description of early tourniquets; Description of the screw tourniquet.
ACCESSION #
17611922

 

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