How 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