what is the reason for holding an injury with severe bleeding above the level of

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    sajumwkposted 8 years ago

    what is the reason for holding an injury with severe bleeding above the level of the heart?

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    michifusposted 8 years ago

    Holding it up increases the pressure required to pump the blood, and it will help to reduce bleeding. Keeping the wound low makes it easier for blood to reach the cut, and it will bleed more profusely.

 
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