A pressure point is located where an artery passes over a bone near the surface of the skin. By exerting pressure with your fingers or hand at this point, you will compress the artery against the bone, thus shutting off most of the blood flow to the injured part. There are
Figure 13-5. - Principal pressure points.
22 principal pressure points, 11 on each side of the body. Figure 13-5 shows pressure points for the right facial, subclavian, brachial, radial and ulnar, iliac, and anterior and posterior tibia1 arteries. There are corresponding pressure points in the same locations onContinue Reading