Lexicon:Tourniquet (Maturin's Medicine)

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Term: tourniquet
References: Master and Commander, page 130
Post Captain, page 133
The Mauritius Command, page 266
The Nutmeg of Consolation, page 313
The Commodore, pages 12, 97
The Yellow Admiral, pages 122, 222
Meaning: A surgical instrument, typically a bandage, used to stop or check the flow of blood through an artery by compression.


See also, Lexicon:Tourniquet (Guide for the Perplexed).

Additional information

Maturin's Medicine — This article is based on information from Maturin's Medicine, compiled and edited by Kerry Webb, with the help of a number of contributors.

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