National Stop The Bleed Month

National Stop The Bleed Month

May is National Stop The Bleed Month, it has been designated as such by the Government in an effort to increase the public's awareness on the basics of modern day bleeding control, including the use of Tourniquets and Hemostatic agents.  While these items may seem very foreign to the untrained, they are very easy to use and can easily be the difference between life and death for the victim. Every year thousands of people die from trauma that otherwise could have been saved from a bystander st...

How To Use Chest Seals

How To Use Chest Seals

A lot of commercial trauma kits include a pair of chest seals, yet most people do not fully understand when, why, and how they should be used. As we include more advanced components like these in our Emergency Medical Kits we feel it is our duty to help educate our customers on the proper use of these products to help you and yours Get Home Alive.

Tourniquet VS Direct Pressure

Tourniquet VS Direct Pressure

Tourniquet or Direct Pressure? How do you know which is the right choice when dealing with a traumatic injury? You will know that a tourniquet is needed to stop the blood flow if:-There is an amputation of a major limb.-The blood is bright red and spurting.-There is obvious massive blood loss.-If after applying direct pressure the bleeding does not stop.