Medium Battle Dressing

Medium Battle Dressings are used for larger wounds. They measure 7.25" X 7.25". While the Small Battle Dressings have two cloth (muslin) tails, the Medium Battle Dressings have four.
  • Tear open the plastic covers and remove the dressing.
  • Tear the inner paper wrapper and remove the Battle Dressing..
  • Unfold the absorbent portion of the dressing.
  • Place the white, absorbent side against the wound.
  • Wrap the olive drab "tails" around the body and dressing to keep it firmly in place.

When fully saturated, a Medium Battle Dressing will contain almost 400 ml of blood (not quite one unit).

The plastic wrapper can be used (with adhesive tape) to effectively occlude an open chest wound. For further information, see Chest Seal

Tear open the plastic wrap.

Unfold the bandage.

Apply to the wound.

Wrap the tails around and tie the ends together.


Dressing First Aid Field Brown Camouflaged 7.75-8.25""W X 7.75-8.25"" LG ABS

Weight: .17 pounds

NSN: 6510-00-201-7430

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