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Z-Medica QuikClot Combat Gauze

 

 
 
 

Fran Hildwine, BS, NREMT-P, CCEMT-P | | Wednesday, September 24, 2008


Hemostatic agents have been effective at controlling major external bleeding for a few years now.QuikClot Combat GauzefromZ-Medicanow combines hemostatic properties with the simplicity of gauze, all in a heat-free formulation. The gauze is simply applied to the wound and held with pressure for three minutes. The bandage is then wrapped and secured as normal, preceding transport to the appropriate facility. The Department of Defense recently approved QuikClot Combat Gauze for all military services as a first-line hemostatic treatment for life threatening hemorrhage not amenable to tourniquet placement.

VITALS

Size: 3" x 4 yds.

Cost: $34.99 per roll

203/294-0000

www.z-medica.com




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