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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
Beware Fake CAT Tourniquets on Amazon

Beware Fake CAT Tourniquets on Amazon

Posted by Rescue Essentials on 02 04 2019

We all like to save money. Whether it's finding a gas station with the best price or your favorite beer on sale, saving a few dollars feels good. Public entities like schools or police and fire dep … read more
Parkland FL Shooting Survivor Receives Civic Award

Parkland FL Shooting Survivor Receives Civic Award

Posted by Rescue Essentials on 09 14 2018

Student Raises Money to Buy Trauma Kits for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High SchoolKeeping the memory alive of the victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting is what survivor, Aidan Spi … read more
What is an IFAK (and why you need one)

What is an IFAK (and why you need one)

Posted by Rescue Essentials on 09 05 2018

What is an IFAK?Today, IFAK is usually understood to mean “Individual First Aid Kit”, or “Improved First Aid Kit”. But long before the acronym “IFAK” came into use, the military was issuing small kits … read more