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Hemostatics - Should they be included in bleeding control kits?

Hemostatics - Should they be included in bleeding control kits?

Posted by Rescue Essentials on 04 26 2019

You’re building a bleeding control kit. You’ve done the research and have covered the basics — picked out a tourniquet, selected a pressure bandage, compressed gauze, gloves and shears. You may have e … read more
What are Public Access Stop the Bleed Kits?

What are Public Access Stop the Bleed Kits?

Posted by Rescue Essentials on 04 05 2019

WHAT are Stop the Bleed kits?“Stop the Bleed” (STB) is a national initiative begun in 2011 as a way to heighten the public’s awareness of, and ability to respond to, immediate life threats posed by ma … read more
Stop the Bleed - What is it?

Stop the Bleed - What is it?

Posted by Rescue Essentials on 03 15 2019

“The striking feature was to see healthy young Americans with a single injury of the distal extremity arrive at the magnificently equipped field hospital, usually within hours, but dead on arrival. … read more