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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
Hot Product Winner 2018 - Quiklitter Lite

Hot Product Winner 2018 - Quiklitter Lite

Posted by Rescue Essentials on 06 07 2018

June 4, 2018 - San Diego CA — EMS (Journal of Emergency Medical Services) is proud to announce the selection of this year’s Hot Products from the JEMS/EMS Today Conference & Exposition, which was … read more
Manchester England Bombing Report

Manchester England Bombing Report

Posted by Rescue Essentials on 04 24 2018

Original Content Reposted from The GuardianRead the complete report in .pdf format: DownloadManchester England Arena bombing report: the key points: The Greater Manchester fire and rescue se … 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