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    STOP THE BLEED

    Launched in October of 2015 by the White House, Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and a call to action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives.

    Why it Matters

    Approximately 40% of trauma-related deaths worldwide are due to bleeding or its consequences.

    Average time to bleed out: 2 to 5 minutes

    Average time for 1st responders to arrive: 7 to 10 minutes

    Bystanders can fill the gap with STOP THE BLEED

    Serious injuries require serious products

    Tourniquets

    A tourniquet is a device for stopping the flow of blood through a vein or artery, typically by compressing a limb with a cord or tight bandage.

    CAT Tourniquet

    RAT Tourniquet

    SAM Tourniquet

    SOF Tourniquet

    SWAT Tourniquet

    When do you apply a Tourniquet?

    A tourniquet is a device for stopping the flow of blood through a vein or artery, typically by compressing a limb with a cord or tight bandage.

    How close do you need to apply the tourniquet to the wound?

    Apply the tourniquet as high on the limb of the wound as you can.

    How to apply CAT Tourniquet

    How to apply RATS Tourniquet

    Chest Seal

    Chest seals should be used when an open chest injury occurs, meaning the chest wall is penetrated, leaving the chest cavity open to the atmosphere. Most commonly caused from penetrating trauma like a gunshot wound or knife.

    Chest Seal

    When would you use a Chest Seal?

    Chest seals should be used when an open chest injury occurs, meaning the chest wall is penetrated, leaving the chest cavity open to the atmosphere. Most commonly caused from penetrating trauma like a gunshot wound or knife.

    How to apply a Chest Seal?

    Clotting Gauze

    A tourniquet is a device for stopping the flow of blood through a vein or artery, typically by compressing a limb with a cord or tight bandage.

    CAT Tourniquet