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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
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