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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
Top Stop the Bleed Products

Top Stop the Bleed Products

Posted by Rescue Essentials on 03 23 2018

No matter how fast EMS responds, a person can bleed to death in as little as 3 to 5 minutes. That’s faster than many EMS systems can respond to the scene. And research has shown that as many as 20% of … read more
​Choosing the Right Tourniquet for You

​Choosing the Right Tourniquet for You

Posted by Rescue Essentials on 03 13 2018

Tourniquets can save lives—this is a fact that has been established beyond all doubt. It’s estimated 20% of people who died from traumatic injuries could have survived with quick bleeding control. Qui … read more
Stop the Bleed: Lessons from Las Vegas

Stop the Bleed: Lessons from Las Vegas

Posted by Rescue Essentials on 10 24 2017

The recent mass casualty event in Las Vegas has implications for regular citizens.Many stories have emerged from Las Vegas of bystanders taking courageous and life saving action to help those around t … read more