…. Applying firmer pressure using 1 or 2 pads over a small area will generate better results than continually applying increased layers of pads. Where possible ask the person to lie down and remain still when the bleeding is serious. This will assist in controlling the bleeding.
Tomorrow we continue looking at the latest guideline changes to bleeding.
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