Tourniquet use for people with peripheral arterial disease undergoing major lower limb amputations

This is a protocol for a Cochrane Review (intervention). The objectives are as follows:

To assess the safety and effectiveness of tourniquet use in people undergoing major lower limb amputation for complications of peripheral arterial disease, specifically with regard to intraoperative blood loss, change in haemoglobin levels, transfusion rates, wound healing, and need for additional surgery.

This is a protocol.