The CAT Tourniquet is able to effectively used one-handed and has battle-tested in many theatres of combat around the world.

The U.S. Army Institute of Research stated the CAT Tourniquet to be 100% effective and is recommended by the Committee for Tactical Emergency Casualty Care,

Tourniquet Indications:

  1. Any traumatic injury, to prevent death due to life-threatening haemorrhaging in wounds amenable to treatment with a tourniquet
  2. Any life-threatening venous or arterial bleeding which is uncontrolled by standard management
  3. To stop major haemorrhaging when the cause or location cannot be immediately determined, or when the provider is required to manage other patients or situations