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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
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
​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
​6 Medical Products Every Gun Owner Needs

​6 Medical Products Every Gun Owner Needs

Posted by Rescue Essentials on 02 09 2018

While it may seem obvious, getting shot is serious. Bleeding to death from arterial hemorrhage happens in minutes, but is also one of the most preventable causes of death by traumatic injury. If you o … read more
Hartford Consensus and Active Shooter/Mass Casualty events

Hartford Consensus and Active Shooter/Mass Casualty events

11 01 2016

Active Shooter and Intentional Mass-Casualty Events: The Hartford Consensus IIConcept to actionOn April 2, representatives from a select group of public safety organizations including law enforcement, … read more