Hot to Apply Direct Pressure to a Wound


Take any clean cloth (e.g. shirt) and cover the wound.

    • If the wound is large and deep, try to "stuff" the cloth down into the wound.

Cover the wound 



Apply Continuous pressure with both hands directly on top of the bleeding wound.

    • Push down as hard as you can.
    • Hold pressure to stop bleeding.  Continue  pressure until relieved by medical responders.

Apply pressure

Last Updated: 1/27/17