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CNA Safety and Emergency Procedures 1

When caring for a resident who is hemorrhaging, you should

When providing emergency care for a hemorrhage, immediately call for help. If gloves are available, put them on before applying pressure to the area that is bleeding. Proceed to maintain direct and firm pressure on the wound with your palm pressing on a bandage, gauze, or clean cloth. Continue the pressue, adding layers of bandages as needed, until help arrives.

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